Alba, Tanaro: Tortonian, Italy

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Nezumia aff. sclerorhynchus Valenciennes 1838
Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. G√ľnther 1887
Actinopteri - Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Scopelogadus sp. Vaillant 1888
Melamphaes sp. Guenther 1864
Actinopteri - Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
Hoplostethus praemediterraneus
Actinopteri - Mugiliformes - Mugilidae
Mugilidae indet.
Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
Bythitidae indet. Gill 1861
Actinopteri - Batrachoidiformes - Batrachoididae
Diaphus pedemontanus (Robba 1970)
original and current combination Porichthys pedemontanus
Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Trachyrincus scabrus
Bathygadus novus (Bossoli 1906)
Coryphaenoides biobtusus n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
Gadomus tejkali Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros sp. Thompson 1840
Actinopteri - Myctophiformes
Myctophum fitchi
Hygophum hygomii
Hygophum derthonensis (Nolf and Steurbaut 1983)
Benthosema aff. glaciale (Reinhardt 1837)
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lobianchia dofleini (Zugmayer 1911)
Diaphus befralai
Diaphus metopoclampoides
Diaphus aff. splendidus (Brauer 1904)
original and current combination Myctophum splendidum
Diaphus holti Taaning 1918
Scopelopsis pliocenicus (Anfossi and Mosna 1976)
Notoscopelus bolini
Notoscopelus elongatus (Costa 1844)
Notoscopelus resplendens (Richardson 1845)
Lampanyctus latesulcatus Nolf and Steurbaut 1983
Lampadena aff. dea
Lampadena gracilis Schubert 1912
Actinopteri - Aulopiformes - Scopelarchidae
Scopelarchus analis (Brauer 1902)
Actinopteri - Alepocephaliformes - Alepocephalidae
Xenodermichthys senesi Nolf and Brzobohaty 1994
see common names

Coordinates: 44.7° North, 8.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:45.0° North, 7.2° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
Stage:Tortonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Tortonian
Age range of interval:11.62000 - 7.24600 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: claystone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: finely laminated clays
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:187503
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2017-07-31 16:28:03 Last modified:2017-07-31 16:28:03
Access level:the public Released:2017-07-31 16:28:03
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

62922. C.-H. Lin, R. Brzobohaty, D. Nolf and A. Girone. 2017. Tortonian teleost otoliths from northern Italy: taxonomic synthesis and stratigraphic significance. European Journal of Taxonomy 322:1-44 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]