Grand Morier, assemblage no. 3 (Miocene to of France)

Where: France (47.3° N, 0.3° E: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 1.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 7.2 Ma)

• late Burdigalian to Tortonian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Gagnaison. 2017. Le site paléontologique du Grand Morier (Pont-Boutard, Indre-et-Loire, France): contexte géologique et détail biostratigraphique des formations cénozoïques à partir des assemblages de vertébrés fossiles. Geodiversitas 39(2):251-271 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187577: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis aquitanicus Delfortrie 1871 sawfish
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatidae indet. Bonaparte 1838 eagle ray
Aetobatus arcuatus Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
Carcharias (Odontaspis) acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand shark
or Carcharias (Odontaspis) cuspidata
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion kraussi lemon shark
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Notorhynchus primigenius Agassiz 1843 sevengill shark
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparus cinctus Agassiz 1843
 Labriformes - Labridae
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium sp. de Christol 1840 dugong
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale
 Cetacea - Physeteridae
Orycterocetus crocodilinus Cope 1867 sperm whale
Trigonodon jugleri
  - Trigonodontidae
Trigonodon jugleri Münster 1846