Magdalena Bay (Pleistocene of Mexico)

Where: Baja California Sur, Mexico (24.7° N, 112.0° W: paleocoordinates 24.4° N, 111.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the CAS

Primary reference: U. S. Grant and L. G. Hertlein. 1938. The West American Cenozoic Echinoidea. Publications of the University of California at Los Angeles in Mathematical and Physical Sciences 2:1-225 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 203411: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.08.2019, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus magdalenae n. sp. Jordan and Hanibal 1923 requiem shark
from "Arroyo Salido" so maybe different collection
Echinoidea
 Arbacioida - Arbaciidae
Arbacia incisa Agassiz 1863 sea urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Mellitidae
Encope grandis Agassize 1841 sand dollar
Encope micropora Agassiz 1841 sand dollar