PaleoDB taxon number: 355159
Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1925. The fossil fishes of the Miocene of Southern California. Stanford University Publications. University Series 4(1):1-51
Sister taxon: Lampris (Diatomoeca)
Type specimen: SU 703, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.
Ecology: nektonic omnivore