Sinigallia (Miocene of Italy)

Also known as Senigallia, Sinigaglia

Where: Italy (43.7° N, 13.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 13.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Giuseppe Scarabelli

• Repository: private collection of Giuseppe Scarabelli

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 186577: 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
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Syngnathus albyi Sauvage 1870 pipefish
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros albyi Sauvage 1880
 Myctophiformes -
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lampanyctus larteti lanternfish
Lampanyctus ecnomi Sauvage 1870 lanternfish
Lampanyctus licatae Sauvage 1870 lanternfish
 Aulopiformes - Paralepididae
 Alepisauriformes -
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Alosa elongata Agassiz 1842 hering