Worcester Park (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.4° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 2.6° W)

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When: London Clay Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Casier. 1966. Faune ichthyologique du London Clay 1-510 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185914: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus minor Daimeries 1888 dogfish shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
"Galeorhinus lefevrei" = Pachygaleus lefevrei
"Galeorhinus lefevrei" = Pachygaleus lefevrei Daimeries 1891 hound shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
"Heterodontus vincenti" = Cestracion vincenti
"Heterodontus vincenti" = Cestracion vincenti Leriche 1905 bullhead shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus minutissimus Winkler 1873 shark