Costa Vescovato: Tortonian, Italy

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Diaphus aff. rafinesquii Cocco 1838
Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae
Bathycongrus nagymarosyi
Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
Gonostoma sp. Rafinesque 1810
Actinopteri - Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Scopelogadus sp. Vaillant 1888
Actinopteri - Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
Hoplostethus praemediterraneus
Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Aphanopus carbo
Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
Hoplobrotula aff. armata
Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Gadidae
Micromesistius planatus (Bassoli and Schubert 1906)
original and current combination Gadus planatus
Actinopteri - Myctophiformes
Myctophum fitchi
Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque 1810
Hygophum hygomii
Hygophum derthonensis (Nolf and Steurbaut 1983)
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lobianchia gemellarii
Lobianchia dofleini (Zugmayer 1911)
Diaphus befralai
Diaphus cavallonis
Diaphus metopoclampoides
Diaphus aff. splendidus (Brauer 1904)
original and current combination Myctophum splendidum
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
Melanonus triangulus (Robba 1970)
original and current combination Glyptorhynchus triangulus
see common names

Coordinates: 44.8° North, 8.9° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:44.6° North, 8.7° 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: not reported
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:187504
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2017-07-31 16:30:06 Last modified:2017-07-31 16:30:06
Access level:the public Released:2017-07-31 16:30:06
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]