Chapel Agia Paraskevi (Miocene of Greece)

Where: Crete, Greece (35.0° N, 25.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 25.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Makrilia Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Richard and Getrude Weixler in the 1970s; reposited in the NHMW

Primary reference: J. Gaudant. 2004. Additions à l'ichthyofaune tortonienne du bassin de Ierapetra (Crète orientale, Grèce). Annales Naturhistorisches Museum Wien 105:257-285 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 207356: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 08.01.2020

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Maurolicus muelleri Gmelin 1789 Mueller's pearlside
 Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
Cyclothone indet. Goode and Bean 1883
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Trachurus sp. Lacépède 1802
 Pleuronectiformes - Bothidae
Arnoglossus sp. Bleeker 1862 flatfish
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
Syngnathus cf. albyi Sauvage 1870 pipefish
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
"Lepidopus cf. glarisianus" = Anenchelum glarisianum, Lepidopus sp.
"Lepidopus cf. glarisianus" = Anenchelum glarisianum de Blainville 1818
Lepidopus sp. Gouan 1770
 Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae
 Perciformes -
Percoidei indet. Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
Alectis psarianosi perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
Capros sp. Lacépède 1802
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros albyi Sauvage 1880
 Myctophiformes -
Myctophum licatae Sauvage 1880
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Spratelloides sp. Bleeker 1851 herring
? Sardina cf. crassa Sauvage 1880 hering
Alosa sp. Linck 1790 hering