Hampton (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.4° N, 1.1° E: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 1.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185917: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna affinis Casier 1950 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis hopei Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae