Liessel (Miocene of Netherlands)

Where: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (51.5° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 51.7° N, 5.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Breda Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Deposited in Harold van der Steen

Primary reference: F. H. Mollen. 2010. A partial rostrum of the porbeagle shark Lamna nasus (Lamniformes, Lamnidae) from the Miocene of the North Sea Basin and the taxonomic importance of rostral morphology in extinct sharks. Geologica Belgica 13(1-2):61-76 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

PaleoDB collection 162679: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 01.10.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Jaekelotodontidae
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
"Megaselachus megalodon" = Otodus megalodon, Squalus acanthias
"Megaselachus megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
Squalus acanthias Linnaeus 1758 spiny dogfish
 Rajiformes - Torpedinidae
Torpedo sp. Houttuyn 1764 torpedo
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp. Linnaeus 1758 skate
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus maximus Gunner 1765 basking shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
Carcharodon escheri Agassiz 1843 white shark
Lamna nasus mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus sp. de Blainville and Prévost 1816 school shark
Mustelus sp. hound shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus sp. Blainville 1816 shark
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
Pristiophorus sp. Bleeker 1859 saw shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Aetobatus
  - Aetobatidae
Aetobatus arcuatus Agassiz 1843