West Melbourne Swamp (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as Batman's Swamp

Where: Victoria, Australia (37.8° S, 144.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.5° S, 144.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

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 204328: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 05.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon carcharias Linnaeus 1758 great white shark
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
Sphyraena novaehollandiae G√ľnther 1900 barracuda
 Spariformes - Sparidae