CIT 326 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.2° N, 118.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 115.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lower Member (Modelo Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; diatomaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. R. David. 1943. Miocene Fishes of Southern California. Geological Society of America Special Paper 43:1-187 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 152598: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Shahed Alam on 26.11.2013, edited by Mark Uhen and Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Xyne grex Jordan and Gilbert 1919 herring
 Stomiatiformes - Stomiidae
Chauliodus eximius1 Jordan 1925
n. subsp. frazeri
 Argentiniformes - Microstomatidae
"Bathylagus (Quaesita) angelensis" = Bathylagus angelensis
"Bathylagus (Quaesita) angelensis" = Bathylagus angelensis Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scomber sp. Linnaeus 1758
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Hipposyngnathus imporcitor n. sp.2 Fritzsche 1980
Syngnathus avus Jordan and Gilbert 1919 pipefish
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
"Lampanyctus bolini n. sp." = Diaphus bolini, Lampanyctus petrolifer n. sp.
"Lampanyctus bolini n. sp." = Diaphus bolini David 1943 lanternfish
Lampanyctus petrolifer n. sp. David 1943 lanternfish