Harrell Station (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Greene County, Alabama (32.4° N, 87.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 60.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Selma Group, Santonian to Santonian (86.3 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(4):145-277 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81972: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.07.2008

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax falcatus1 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
"Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon" = Scapanorhynchus raphiodon1
"Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon" = Scapanorhynchus raphiodon1 Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
Actinopteri
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
Xiphactinus audax1 Leidy 1870
 Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae
 Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae
Protosphyraena sp.1 Leidy 1857
sp. 1
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Anomoeodus sp.3 Forir 1887
Reptilia
 Testudines - Toxochelyidae
Thinochelys lapisossea n. sp. Zangerl 1953 sea turtle
 Testudines - Protostegidae
Chelosphargis cf. advena3 Hay 1908 sea turtle
 Testudines -
Toxochelys moorevillensis Zangerl 1953 turtle
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Globidens alabamensis2 Gilmore 1912 mosasaur
Prognathodon sp.2 Dollo 1889 mosasaur
Clidastes propython2 Cope 1869 mosasaur
Halisaurus sternbergi2 Wiman 1920 mosasaur
Platecarpus sp.2 Cope 1869 mosasaur
Tylosaurus sp.2 Marsh 1872 mosasaur