Walton-on-the-Naze, general (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.9° N, 1.3° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 1.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: London Clay Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• "Lower Eocene London Clay"

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Daniels

• figured specimen from a private collection

Primary reference: G. Mayr and M. Daniels. 2001. A new short-legged landbird from the early Eocene of Wyoming and contemporaneous European sites. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 46(3):393-402 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85229: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 06.12.2008, edited by Mark Uhen and Graeme Lloyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina praecursor1 Leriche 1942 mackerel shark
 Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae
"Rhinoptera daviesi" = Burnhamia daviesi1
"Rhinoptera daviesi" = Burnhamia daviesi1 Woodward 1889 stingray
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna obliqua1 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis hopei1 Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis macrota1 Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
  - Notidanidae
Xenodolamia eocaena1 Woodward 1889 shark
Aves
 Anseriformes -
Anatalavis oxfordi n. gen. n. sp.2
Anatalavis oxfordi n. gen. n. sp.2 Olson 1999 waterfowl
BMNH A5922
 Ornithurae - Fluvioviridavidae
cf. Fluvioviridavis sp. Mayr and Daniels 2001 bird