Santa Monica Mountains (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 115.9° W)

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

Environment/lithology: marine; diatomaceous shale

• 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 185677: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Xyne grex Jordan and Gilbert 1919 hering