Bairdstown (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as El Sereno

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.2° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 113.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Monterey Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and sandstone

• These are mostly from clay shales or thin sandstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. S. Jordan and J. Z. Gilbert. 1919. Fossil Fishes of the Miocene (Monterey) Formations. Leland Stanford Junior University Publications, University Series 13-60 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186018: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Arachnida
 Scorpiones - Eoscorpiidae
Eoscorpius primaevus n. gen. n. sp.
Eoscorpius primaevus n. gen. n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 scorpion
Actinopteri
 Argentiniformes - Microstomatidae
"Azalois angelensis n. gen. n. sp." = Bathylagus angelensis
"Azalois angelensis n. gen. n. sp." = Bathylagus angelensis Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Atheriniformes - Atherinopsidae
Zanteclites hubbsi n. gen. n. sp.
Zanteclites hubbsi n. gen. n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 silverside
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Syngnathus avus n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 pipefish
 Kurtiformes - Apogonidae
Eritima evides n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 Cardinalfish
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
Aboma antiqua n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 goby
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Smithites elegans n. gen. n. sp.
Smithites elegans n. gen. n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919 herring
Cobitopsidae
  - Cobitopsidae
Rogenio vanclevei n. sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919