Pelican Point (Oligocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.2° S, 140.4° E: paleocoordinates 49.0° S, 136.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• Janjukian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore. 1924. New or little-known fossils in the National Museum, Part XXVII.-Some Cainozoic fish remains, with a revision of the group. Royal Society of Victoria 36(2):107-162 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204311: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 04.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark