Ugnsmunnarna (Cretaceous of Sweden)

Also known as Persson locality no. 15

Where: Sweden (56.1° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 14.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnellocamax mammillatus ammonoid zone, Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• "Age: B. mammillatus one (latest early Campanian). The mosasaur material from this locality originates from the uppermost conglomerate (bed 5 in Persson, 1960, fig. 1)."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate and sandy limestone

• The section comprises a very sandy calcarenite (up to 50% quartz sand) with five conglomeratic beds

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Lindgren. 2005. The first record of Hainosaurus (Reptilia: Mosasauridae) from Sweden. Journal of Paleontology 79(6):1157-1165 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 102886: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 20.01.2011, edited by Philip Mannion and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squaliformes - Squalidae
Squalidae spp.4 Bonaparte 1834 dogfish shark
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina spp.4 Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Scapanorhynchidae
 Batoidea -
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax kaupi4 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes -
Paranomotodon sp.4 Herman 1975 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Cretalamna appendiculata4 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae
Archaeolamna kopingensis4 Davis 1890 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias latus4 sand shark
Carcharias tenuis4 Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Orectolobiformes -
Pararhincodon spp.4 Herman 1975 carpet shark
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina sp.4 Casier 1947 wobbegong
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Chiloscyllium sp.4 Müller and Henle 1837 carpet shark
Hemiscyllium hermani4 Müller 1989 carpet shark
 Carchariniformes -
? Paratriakis sp.4 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus sp.4 de Blainville and Prévost 1816 school shark
Palaeogaleus sp.4 Gurr 1963 hound shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus "sp. 1"4 de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus germanicus4 shark
Listed as ‘Scyliorhinus’ germanicus
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Anomotodon hermani4 goblin shark
 Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae
Paraorthacodus conicus4 Davis 1890 elasmobranch
Synechodus "sp. 1"4 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Synechodus "sp. 2"4 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines4
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines4 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Clidastes propython2 Cope 1869 mosasaur
two marginal teeth (both unnumbered, Lund University) and four jawbone fragments (of which one is a pterygoid) from a large individual (RM PZ R1790– 1793)
"Hainosaurus sp." = Tylosaurus Marsh 1872 mosasaur
Tylosaurus ivoensis1 Persson 1963 mosasaur
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet.3 plesiosaur
caudal vertebra