PaleoDB taxon number: 191244
Full reference: M. Friedman and G. D. Johnson. 2005. A new species of Mene (Perciformes: Menidae) from the Paleocene of South America, with notes on paleoenvironment and a brief review of menid fishes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4):770-783
Type specimen: USNM 494403, a partial skeleton (incomplete skull and first two vertebrae preserved in three dimensions). Its type locality is South of Negritos, which is in a Thanetian offshore shelf siliciclastic in Peru.
Ecology: nektonic omnivore