Sidi-Brahim (Miocene of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (35.9° N, 0.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 0.3° E)

• 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 186583: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Maurolicus muelleri Gmelin 1789 Mueller's pearlside
 Lampridiformes - Trachipteridae
 Beloniformes - Scomberesocidae
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Syngnathus albyi Sauvage 1870 pipefish
 Scombriformes -
Hemithyrsites armatus Sauvage 1873
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Lepidopus sp. Gouan 1770
 Acanthomorphata - Haemulidae
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros albyi Sauvage 1880
 Myctophiformes -
Myctophum dorsale
sensu lato
Myctophum licatae Sauvage 1880
sensu lato
Myctophum columnae Sauvage 1873
 Aulopiformes - Paralepididae
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Etrumeus sp. Bleeker 1853 hering
Sardina ? crassa Sauvage 1880 hering
Alosa elongata Agassiz 1842 hering