Highway 71 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Bastrop County, Texas (30.2° N, 97.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 83.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Midway Group, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 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 83826: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Plagiostomi -
Trygon alveolatus n. sp. Leriche 1942 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja texana n. sp.
Raja texana n. sp. Leriche 1942 skate
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis exilis n. sp. Leriche 1942 sand tiger shark