Punta Judas: Middle Miocene, Costa Rica

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816
Aetobatus arcuatus (Agassiz 1843)
synonym of Aetobatis irregularis
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Scoliodon taxandriae
Negaprion eurybathrodon (Blake 1862)
Carcharhinus obscurus (Le Sueur 1818)
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843
Actinopteri - Sciaenidae
Larimus sp. Cuvier and Valenciennes 1830
see common names

Country:Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9.5° North, 84.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:9.0° North, 82.7° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 5
Key time interval:Middle Miocene
Age range of interval:15.97000 - 11.60800 m.y. ago
Formation:Punta Judas
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:marine indet.
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:91357
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2009-09-16 08:01:46 Last modified:2009-09-16 11:01:46
Access level:the public Released:2009-09-16 08:01:46
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

30733. C. L. Mora. 2004. Ictiofauna de la Formacion Punta Judas, Mioceno Medio, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Brensia 62:57-74 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]