Sepulveda Boulevard tunnel, south entrance (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as CIT 317

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 185673: 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
 Notacanthiformes - Halosauridae
Laytonia californica n. gen. n. sp.
Laytonia californica n. gen. n. sp. David 1943
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
 Beloniformes - Scomberesocidae
"Scomberesox (Scombressus) edwardsi" = Scomberesox edwardsi
"Scomberesox (Scombressus) edwardsi" = Scomberesox edwardsi Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
 Scombriformes - Euzaphlegidae
Thyrsocles kriegeri Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Scombriformes - Caristiidae
Chalcidichthys malacopterygius n. gen. n. sp. David 1943
 Scombriformes - Pomatomidae
Pseudoseriola gillilandi n. gen. n. sp.
Pseudoseriola gillilandi n. gen. n. sp.
 Perciformes - Zaproridae
Araeosteus rothi Jordan and Gilbert 1920 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Scorpaenidae
Sebastodes (Rixator) porteousi Jordan and Gilbert 1920 perch-like fish
Scorpaena ensiger Jordan and Gilbert 1919 scorpionfish
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Plectrites classeni Jordan and Gilbert 1920
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Eclipes santamonicae n. sp. David 1943
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lampanyctus sp. Bonaparte 1840 lanternfish
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Etringus scintillans Jordan 1907 hering
Ganolytes cameo Jordan 1919 hering
Rhodophyceae
 Gigartinales -
Chondrides recurva n. sp. Parker and Dawson 1965
Phaeophyceae
 Laminariales - Cystoseiraceae
Paleohalidrys linearis n. sp. Parker and Dawson 1965 brown algae
Paleohalidrys superba n. sp. Parker and Dawson 1965 brown algae
Paleohalidrys dendritica n. sp. Parker and Dawson 1965 brown algae