G. S. Moore Farm (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Dallas County, Alabama (32.4° N, 87.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 56.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Selma Group, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1948. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part I. Introduction. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(1):1-16 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81928: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2008, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Pseudocorax affinis1 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Squalicorax falcatus1 Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
"Isurus mantelli" = Cretoxyrhina mantelli1, "Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata1
"Isurus mantelli" = Cretoxyrhina mantelli1 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
"Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata1 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae
"Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon" = Scapanorhynchus raphiodon1
"Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon" = Scapanorhynchus raphiodon1 Agassiz 1843 goblin shark
 Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae
Edaphodon mirificus1 Leidy 1856 plownose chimaera
Actinopteri
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Albula dunklei n. sp.1 Applegate 1970 bonefish
 Albuliformes - Bananogmiidae
Moorevillia hardi n. gen. n. sp.1
Moorevillia hardi n. gen. n. sp.1 Applegate 1970 bonefish
 Tselfatiiformes - Plethodidae
Bananogmius crieleyi n. sp.1 Applegate 1970
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Enchodus petrosus1 Cope 1874
 Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae
Stratodus apicalis1 Cope 1872
 Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae
? Saurodon sp.1 Hays 1829
sp. 1 & 2
Saurodon leanus1 Hays 1830
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
Xiphactinus audax1 Leidy 1870
 Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae
 Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae
Protosphyraena sp.1 Leidy 1857
sp. 3
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodontidae indet.1 Agassiz 1835
Reptilia
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Bothremydina indet.2 Gaffney et al. 2006 sideneck turtle
it is not clear which locality P. alabamae is from