Deltaichthys albuloides holotype locality: Cretaceous, Texas

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Taphonomy & methods
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Taxonomic list
Actinopteri - Albuliformes - Albulidae
Deltaichthys albuloides Fielitz and Bardack 1992
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Country:United States State/province:Texas County:Dallas
Coordinates: 32.7° North, 97.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:30.0° North, 57.3° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:basin
Key time interval:Cretaceous
Age range of interval:145.00000 - 66.00000 m.y. ago
Formation:Eagle Ford Shale
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "shale"
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:lacustrine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:mechanical,survey of museum collection
Collection size:1 specimens
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Repository: Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (OMNH 1-0-283)
Database number:134382
Authorizer:S. Peters Enterer:S. McMullen
Research group:freshwater,vertebrate
Created:2012-10-08 11:50:16 Last modified:2012-10-07 19:50:16
Access level:the public Released:2012-10-08 11:50:16
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

43214. C. Fielitz and D. Bardack. 1992. Deltaichthys albuloides, a new and unusually preserved albulid (Teleostei) probably from the Cretaceous of Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(12):133-141 [S. Peters/S. McMullen/M. Carrano]