Curiosity Shop ( of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (43.5° S, 171.6° E: paleocoordinates 49.4° S, 174.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Waitakian (25.2 - 21.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204195: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.09.2019

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis plicatilis Davis 1888 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus retroflexus2 Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Lamna bronnii2 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Lamna apiculata2 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Lamna incurva" = Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis contortidens2 Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Paleopneustidae
Pericosmus crawfordi1 Hutton 1873 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Brissidae
Cyclaster posita1 Hutton 1873 heart urchin