Gallo d’Alba: Tortonian, Italy

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. Günther 1887
Actinopteri - Myctophiformes
Hygophum derthonensis (Nolf and Steurbaut 1983)
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lobianchia gemellarii
Diaphus befralai
Diaphus cavallonis
Diaphus metopoclampoides
Diaphus regani Taning 1932
Scopelopsis pliocenicus (Anfossi and Mosna 1976)
Notoscopelus bolini
Notoscopelus resplendens (Richardson 1845)
Lampanyctus aff. speculigeroides
Lampadena aff. dea
see common names

Coordinates: 44.7° North, 8.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:44.9° 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: 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:187505
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2017-07-31 16:31:16 Last modified:2017-07-31 16:31:16
Access level:the public Released:2017-07-31 16:31:16
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]