Batesford (Oligocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.1° S, 144.3° E: paleocoordinates 52.6° S, 142.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• Janjukian Australian Stage

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: F. Canu and R. S. Bassler. 1935. New species of Tertiary Cheilostome Bryozoa from Victoria, Australia. Smithsonian miscellaneous collections 93(9):1-54 [L. Liow/F. Franeck]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174143: authorized by Lee Hsiang Liow, entered by Franziska Franeck on 30.10.2015, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
Cribrilina crassicollis Canu and Bassler 1935
Cribrilina triseriata Canu and Bassler 1935
 Cheilostomata - Gigantoporidae
Gigantopora minutiporosa Canu and Bassler 1935
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus retroflexus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Isurus minutus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Lamna apiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Lamna compressa Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis attenuata Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis contortidens Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
"Odontaspis elegans" = Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
Pristiophorus lanceolatus Davis 1888 saw shark
Actinopteri
 Labriformes - Labridae
Labrodon batesfordiensis n. sp. Chapman and Cudmore 1924