Liverpool Point (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Bluebanks

Where: Charles County, Maryland (38.5° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 58.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Aquia Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84046: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.09.2008, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis dixoni Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Lamna obliqua" = Otodus obliquus
"Lamna obliqua" = Otodus obliquus Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna vincenti Winkler 1878 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis winkleri Leriche 1905 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp. Rafinesque 1810 hammerhead shark
 Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae
Synechodus clarki Eastman 1901 elasmobranch
 Chimaeriformes - Edaphodontidae
Elasmodus hunteri1 Egerton 1843 chimaera
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Dollochelys coatesi n. sp." = Catapleura repanda3
"Dollochelys coatesi n. sp." = Catapleura repanda3 Cope 1868 sea turtle
 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
Osteopygis roundsi3 Weems 1988 turtle
Judithemys kranzi n. sp.4 Weems 2014 turtle
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Kinosternoidea indet.4 mud turtle
"Kinosternoid B" of Hutchison and Weems 1998
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"Aspideretoides virginianus" = Trionyx virginiana4
"Aspideretoides virginianus" = Trionyx virginiana4 Clark 1895 turtle
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Bothremydinae indet.4 Gaffney 1975 sideneck turtle
Aves
 Anseriformes - Presbyornithidae
Presbyornis isoni n. sp.2 Olson 1994 waterfowl