Kieselguhr Quarry (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Monterey County, California (35.9° N, 120.9° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 116.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; diatomite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. S. Jordan. 1925. The fossil fishes of the Miocene of Southern California. Stanford University Publications. University Series 4(1):1-51 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186050: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
"Epelichthys michaelis n. gen. n. sp." = Ganoessus michaelis
"Epelichthys michaelis n. gen. n. sp." = Ganoessus michaelis Jordan 1925 hering