Prarie Creek (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wilcox County, Alabama (32.6° N, 87.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84011: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 15.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna mediavia n. sp. Leriche 1942 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
var. semistriata