Coleridge Gully (Miocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Coleridge Creek

Where: South Island, New Zealand (43.3° S, 171.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.6° S, 178.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• Pareora System, Awatere series, Oamaru Formation

•Mount Brown Series

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 202913: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.07.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis plicatilis Davis 1888 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Isurus minutus" = Isurus minutus, "Oxyrhina fastigiata" = Isurus minutus
"Isurus minutus" = Isurus minutus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
"Oxyrhina fastigiata" = Isurus minutus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis contoridens, "Lamna incurva" = Odontaspis incurva, "Lamna attenuata" = Odontaspis attenuata, Odontaspis exigua, "Odontaspis elegans" = Odontaspis macrota
Odontaspis contoridens sand tiger shark
"Lamna incurva" = Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
"Lamna attenuata" = Odontaspis attenuata Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis exigua Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
"Odontaspis elegans" = Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
"Galeocerdo aculeatus n. sp." = Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus
"Galeocerdo aculeatus n. sp." = Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus Davis 1888 blue shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Cestracion coleridgensis n. sp. Chapman 1918 bullhead shark
Cestracion novozelandicus n. sp. Chapman 1918 bullhead shark
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
"Lamna lanceolata" = Pristiophorus lanceolata, "Trygon ensifer" = Ikamauius ensiler
"Lamna lanceolata" = Pristiophorus lanceolata Davis 1888 saw shark
"Trygon ensifer" = Ikamauius ensiler Davis 1888 saw shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius
"Notidanus primigenius" = Notorhynchus primigenius Agassiz 1843 sevengill shark
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sargus laticonus Davis 1888
 Labriformes - Labridae
"Labrodon depressus" = Nummopalatus depressus
"Labrodon depressus" = Nummopalatus depressus Chapman and Prtichard 1907