Alhambra (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 115.6° W)

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; diatomaceous, white shale

• white 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 185679: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.05.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Deprandidae
Deprandus lestes2 Jordan and Gilbert 1921 eel
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
 Argentiniformes - Microstomatidae
Quaesita alhambrae n. sp.3 Jordan and Gilbert 1920
Stanford University 198; from a Miocene outcrop of diatomaceous shale near Alhamfora, Los Angeles County, California
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Xyne grex Jordan and Gilbert 1919 herring