El Fawwara (Miocene of Malta)

Where: Malta (35.8° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.6° N, 14.1° E)

When: Upper Member (Coraline Limestone Formation), Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Il Fawwara bed

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. M. Pedley. 1978. A new fish horizon from the Maltese Miocene and its palaeoecological significance. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 24:73-83 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 210639: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.06.2020

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Taxonomic list

 Acanthuriformes - Sciaenidae
Sciaenidae indet. Cuvier 1828
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Syngnathus sp. Linnaeus 1758 pipefish
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros albyi Sauvage 1880