Dauphin Island (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Mobile County, Alabama (30.2° N, 88.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.2° N, 88.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. A. Ebersole, S. M. Ebersole, and D. J. Cicimurri. 2017. The occurrence of early Pleistocene marine fish remains from the Gulf Coast of Mobile County, Alabama, USA. Palaeodiversity 10(1):97-115 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187584: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Aetobatus sp. Blainville 1816 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon carcharias Linnaeus 1758 great white shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 lemon shark
"Galeocerdo cuvier" = Galeocerdo cuvieri Peron and LeSueur 1822 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Carcharhinus cf. obscurus Le Sueur 1818 requiem shark
Carcharhinus leucas Valenciennes 1839 requiem shark
Carcharhinus cf. plumbeus Nardo 1827 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae