CIT 380 (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Los Angeles County, California (34.1° N, 118.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 115.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lower Member (Modelo Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• hard, siliceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. R. David. 1943. Miocene Fishes of Southern California. Geological Society of America Special Paper 43:1-187 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186660: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.06.2017, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Argentiniformes - Microstomatidae
"Bathylagus (Quaesita) angelensis" = Bathylagus angelensis
"Bathylagus (Quaesita) angelensis" = Bathylagus angelensis Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
? Eclipes sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1919
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Ganolytes cameo Jordan 1919 hering