Pacuare de Tres Equis (Miocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Costa Rica (9.9° N, 83.6° W: paleocoordinates 9.1° N, 81.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Río Banano Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. A. Laurito, C. Calvo, A. L. Valerio, A. Calvo, and R. Chacón. 2014. Ictiofauna del Mioceno inferior de localidad de Pacuare des Tres Equis, Formación Río Banao, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica, y descripción de un nuevo género y una Nueva Especie de Scaridae. Revista Geológica de América Central 50:153-192 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187875: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion eurybathrodon Blake 1862 lemon shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Mitsukurina sp. Jordan 1898 goblin shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Heptranchias perlo Bonnaterre 1788 sevengill shark
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
Sphyraena sp. Walbaum 1792 barracuda
 Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae
Acanthurus sp. Forskal 1775
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparus sp. Linnaeus 1758
sp. 1 & 2
 Labriformes - Labridae
 Labriformes - Scaridae
Pacuarescarus kussmauli n. gen. n. sp. Laurito et al. 2014
 Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae
Balistes sp. Linnaeus 1758