Landesplattenberg slate quarry (Oligocene of Switzerland)

Where: Glarus, Switzerland (50.0° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 5.5° E)

When: Matt Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; slate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Tyler and N. R. Micklich. 2011. A new genus and species of surgeon fish (Perciformes, Acanthuridae) from the Oligocene of Kanton Glarus, Switzerland. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 130:203-216 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185488: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae
Glarithurus friedmani n. gen. n. sp.
Glarithurus friedmani n. gen. n. sp. Tyler and Micklich 2011