Engi (Oligocene of Switzerland)

Where: Glarus, Switzerland (47.0° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.3° N, 7.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Glarner Schiefer Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov. 2011. New taxonomic synopses and revision of the scombroid fishes (Scombroidei, Perciformes), including billfishes, from the Cenozoic of territories of the former USSR. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 102(4):253-300 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186471: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Scombriformes - Palaeorhynchidae
Homorhynchus colei Agassiz 1833
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Anenchelum glarisianum de Blainville 1818