Pecetto di Valenza (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.0° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 8.5° E)

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. Landini and E. Menesini. 1984. Messinian marine fish communities of the Mediterranean Sea. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali Serie A 91:279-290 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186575: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Maurolicus muelleri Gmelin 1789 Mueller's pearlside
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
 Pleuronectiformes - Bothidae
 Pleuronectiformes - Pleuronectidae
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Syngnathus albyi Sauvage 1870 pipefish
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Merluccius merluccius Linnaeus 1758 European hake
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Sardina pilchardus Walbaum 1792 hering