Sahel Alma (Cretaceous of Lebanon)

Where: Lebanon (34.0° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 15.3° N, 31.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: H. Capetta. 1980. Les selaciens du Cretace superieur du Liban. II: Batoides. Palaeontolographica Abt. A 168(5-6):149-229 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 92241: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 04.11.2009

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squaliformes -
Cretascymnus adonis elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
"Centrophoroides latidens" = Squalus latidens
"Centrophoroides latidens" = Squalus latidens Davis 1887 dogfish shark
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos primarmatus Woodward 1889 guitarfish
Rhinobatos intermedius Davis 1887 guitarfish
Rhinobatos tenuirostris Davis 1887 guitarfish
Rhinobatos latus Davis 1887 guitarfish
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja ? davisi Fowler 1958 skate
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Sclerorhynchus atavus Woodward 1889 elasmobranch
 Carchariniformes -
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Pteroscyllium dubertreti n. gen. n. sp. cat shark
Pteroscyllium signeuxi n. sp. Cappetta 1980 cat shark
  - Scyllidae
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Scapanorhynchus sp. Woodward 1889 goblin shark
Scapanorhynchus lewisii Davis 1887 goblin shark
Anomotodon aff. plicatus Arambourg 1952 goblin shark
 Orectolobiformes -
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
Pristiophorus tumidens Woodward 1932 saw shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Hexanchus gracilis sixgill shark
Hexanchus sp. Rafinesque 1810 sixgill shark