Sant’Alosio, erosional cliffs East of Sant’Alosio village: Tortonian, Italy

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Coelorinchus caelorhincus Risso 1810
Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. Günther 1887
Actinopteri - Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
Hoplostethus praemediterraneus
Actinopteri - Mugiliformes - Mugilidae
Mugilidae indet.
Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
Grammonus bassolii
Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
Neobythites auriculatus n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
Hoplobrotula aff. armata
Actinopteri - Batrachoidiformes - Batrachoididae
Diaphus pedemontanus (Robba 1970)
original and current combination Porichthys pedemontanus
Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Nezumia ornata (Bassoli 1906)
Bathygadus novus (Bossoli 1906)
Coryphaenoides contortus Bassoli 1906
Coelorinchus robustus Robba 1970
Gadomus tejkali Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Gadidae
Gadiculus labiatus (Schubert 1905)
Gadiculus argenteus Guichenot 1850
Phycis musicki
Micromesistius planatus (Bassoli and Schubert 1906)
original and current combination Gadus planatus
Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
"Merluccius" rattazzii n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
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 cahuzaci
Diaphus cavallonis
Diaphus metopoclampoides
Diaphus regani Taning 1932
Diaphus aff. splendidus (Brauer 1904)
original and current combination Myctophum splendidum
Scopelopsis pliocenicus (Anfossi and Mosna 1976)
Notoscopelus elongatus (Costa 1844)
Notoscopelus resplendens (Richardson 1845)
Lampanyctus latesulcatus Nolf and Steurbaut 1983
Lampadena aff. dea
Lampadena aff. speculigeroides
see common names

Coordinates: 44.8° North, 9.0° 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:187507
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2017-07-31 16:36:37 Last modified:2017-07-31 16:36:37
Access level:the public Released:2017-07-31 16:36:37
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]