Lower Swanwick (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.9° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 3.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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 185933: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina prima Winkler 1874 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Jaekelotodontidae
"Odontaspis robusta" = Jaekelotodus robusta
"Odontaspis robusta" = Jaekelotodus robusta Leriche 1905 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Carchariidae
Physodon tertius Winkler 1874 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis sp. Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis hopei Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
"Lamna lerichei" = Brachycarcharias lerichei Casier 1946 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
"Galeorhinus lefevrei" = Pachygaleus lefevrei
"Galeorhinus lefevrei" = Pachygaleus lefevrei Daimeries 1891 hound shark