CMN non-specific Banks Island localities near Eames and Muskox Rivers (Eocene to of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (74.2° N, 120.8° W: paleocoordinates 78.2° N, 90.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Cyclic Member (Eureka Sound Formation), Early/Lower Eocene to Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: sieve,

Primary reference: A. Padilla, J. J. Eberle, M. D. Gottfried, A. R. Sweet, and J. H. Hutchison. 2014. A Sand Tiger Shark-Dominated Fauna from the Eocene Arctic Greenhouse . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(6):1307-1316 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 193064: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 06.05.2018

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Striatolamia macrota Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
"thousands of teeth"
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias "sp. A" Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
"thousands of isolated teeth"
Carcharias "sp. B" Rafinesque 1810 sand shark