Murphy (Eocene of Barbados)

Also known as Murphy's Section

Where: Barbados (13.2° N, 59.6° W: paleocoordinates 11.1° N, 59.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Upper Member (Scotland Formation), Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Casier. 1958. Contribution à l'étude des Poissons fossiles des Antiles. Mémoires Suisses de Paléontologie 74:1-95 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 221167: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.07.2021

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Ginglymostoma angolense Dartevelle and Casier 1943 nurse shark
 Euselachii -
Lamniformes indet. Berg 1958 mackerel shark
Actinopteri
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Trichiurus sp. Linnaeus 1758