Potomac Creek (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Virginia (38.4° N, 77.5° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 57.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Aquia Formation, 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 84049: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
"Myliobatis dixoni" = Myliobatis dixoni, "Myliobatis copeanus" = Myliobatis dixoni
"Myliobatis dixoni" = Myliobatis dixoni Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
"Myliobatis copeanus" = Myliobatis dixoni Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon sp. Smith 1838 white shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark