Name: Monte Bolca
Location: Northern Italy
Age: Eocene
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References and links


Bellwood, D.R. 1996. The Eocene fishes of Monte Bolca: The earliest coral reef fish assemblage. Coral Reefs. 15 (1): 11-19

Bellwood, D.R. 1998. What are reef fishes? ­ Comment on the report by D.R. Robertson: Do coral-reef fish faunas have a distinctive taxonomic structure? Coral Reefs. 17: 179-186.

Landini, W., and Sorbini, L. 1996. Monte Bolca (Pesciara) fish fauna. In "Autecology of Selected Fossil Organisms: Achievements and Problems" [special issue]. Bolletino della Società Paleontologica Italiana. 3:105-112

Tang, C.M. 2002. Monte Bolca: An Eocene fishbowl. Ch. 20; 367-377. In Bottjer, D.J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J.W. and Tang, C.M. 2002. Exceptional Fossil Preservation A Unique View on the Evolution of Marine Life. Columbia University Press, 424pp.

Tyler, J.C. 1998. A new family for a long known but undescribed acanthopterygian fish from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy: Sorbiniperca scheuchzeri gen. & sp. nov. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 91(3): 521-540.


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