Saint Denis du Sig (Miocene of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (35.5° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 0.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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 186582: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Carangiformes - Carangidae
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scomber colias Gmelin 1789
 Perciformes -
Parapristipoma prohumile perch-like fish
Boops roulei perch-like fish
Paracalamus doumergui perch-like fish
Paracalamus doumerguei perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
 Spariformes - Sparidae
 Lophiiformes - Lophiidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae
 Acanthomorphata - Chaetodontidae
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros albyi Sauvage 1880
 Myctophiformes -
Myctophum licatae Sauvage 1880
sensu lato
Myctophum columnae Sauvage 1873
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
 Aulopiformes - Paralepididae
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Sardina ? crassa Sauvage 1880 hering
Alosa elongata Agassiz 1842 hering