Kniazyce (Oligocene of Poland)

Where: Poland (49.7° N, 22.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 20.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; gray shale and sandstone

• brown siliceous–argillaceous shales (thickness ca. 7 cm), grey mudstone (thick- ness ca. 3 cm) and sandstones (thickness ca. 20 cm)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. R. Micklich, J. C. Tyler, and G. D. Johnson, E., Swidnicka and A. F. Bannikov. 2009. First fossil records of the tholichthys larval stage of butterfly fishes (Perciformes, Chaetodontidae), from the Oligocene of Europe. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 83:479-497 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186634: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Acanthomorphata - Chaetodontidae