CIT 320 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 116.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• siliceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the CIT

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 185672: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.05.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Eclipes santamonicae n. sp. David 1943
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lampanyctus sp. Bonaparte 1840 lanternfish
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Etringus scintillans Jordan 1907 hering