Elysian Park (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.2° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 115.7° W)

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

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• hard siliceous 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 185680: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 09.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Beloniformes - Scomberesocidae
Scomberesox edwardsi n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Clupea tiejei n. sp. David 1943 hering