Harbourtown Marina (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as "Furismsky" Site

Where: Craven County, North Carolina (35.1° N, 77.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 72.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Trent Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case. 1980. A Selachian Fauna from the Trent Formation, Lower Miocene (Aquitanian) of Eastern North Carolina. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 171(Lfg. 1-3):75-103 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71660: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 03.05.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
 Odontaspidida - Alopiidae
Alopias superciliosus Lowe 1840 thresher shark
 Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae
Manta melanyae n. sp., "Rhinoptera daviesi" = Burnhamia daviesi
Manta melanyae n. sp. manta
"Rhinoptera daviesi" = Burnhamia daviesi Woodward 1889 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis cavernosa Probst 1877 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp., "Aetobatis sp." = Aetobatus
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
"Aetobatis sp." = Aetobatus Blainville 1816 eagle ray
 Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae
Rhynchobatus pristinus Probst 1877 wedgefish
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
"Notorhynchus serratissimus" = Notidanus serratissimus
"Notorhynchus serratissimus" = Notidanus serratissimus Agassiz 1843 cow shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Isurus oxyrhinchus" = Isurus oxyrinchus, "Procarcharodon auriculatus" = Carcharodon auriculatus
"Isurus oxyrhinchus" = Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
"Procarcharodon auriculatus" = Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 white shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis acutissima, "Odontaspis cuspidata" = Carcharias cuspidatus
Odontaspis acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Carcharias cuspidatus Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Scoliodon terraenovae Richardson 1836 requiem shark
Negaprion furimskyi n. sp. lemon shark
Aprionodon acuaris requiem shark
Galeocerdo aduncas tiger shark
Galeocerdo contortus Gibbes 1848 tiger shark
"Negaprion gibbesi" = Carcharhinus gibbesi Woodward 1889 requiem shark
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
? Rhizoprionodon sp. Whitley 1929 sharpnose shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna zygaena Linnaeus 1758 hammerhead shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Hemipristis wyattdurhami White 1956 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus latus school shark
originally entered as "Geleorhinus latus"
Galeorhinus affinis Probst 1878 school shark
Galeorhinus galeus Linnaeus 1758 school shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus janefirdae n. sp. bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus distans Probst 1879 shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
Anomotodon cravenensis n. sp. goblin shark