300 m ENE from Dump (Eocene of Jamaica)

Also known as Strasse Lorrimers-Christiana

Where: Jamaica (18.2° N, 77.5° W: paleocoordinates 16.7° N, 76.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guys Hill Member (Chapelton Formation), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected by P. Jung und E. Robinson in 1968

Primary reference: D. E. von Berg. 1969. Charactosuchus kugleri, eine neue Krokodilart aus dem Eozän von Jamaica. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 62(2):731-735 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144125: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 01.05.2013, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
"Chelonia sp." = Testudines
"Chelonia sp." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
carapace fragments
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Charactosuchus kugleri n. sp. von Berg 1969 crocodile
Naturhist. Museum Basel, Osteol. Abt. Nr. A. a. 105 - type (mandibles)
 Sirenia - Prorastomidae
Prorastomus sirenoides Owen 1855 sirenian