Bontour Point, San Fernando (Eocene of Trinidad and Tobago)

Where: Trinidad and Tobago (10.3° N, 61.5° W: paleocoordinates 8.1° N, 54.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Soldado Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Harris G.D.; reposited in the PRI

Primary reference: A. K. Miller. 1947. Tertiary nautiloids of the Americas. Geological Society of America Memoir 23:1-234 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 169204: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Kristina Okamoto on 10.05.2015, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
? Scapanorhynchus sp. Woodward 1889 goblin shark
 Nautilida - Hercoglossidae
Hercoglossa waringi n. sp. Miller 1947 nautiloid