Alba, Tanaro (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.7° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 7.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

• finely laminated clays

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187503: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. G√ľnther 1887
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Scopelogadus sp. Vaillant 1888
Melamphaes sp. Guenther 1864
 Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
 Mugiliformes - Mugilidae
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Batrachoidiformes - Batrachoididae
"Diaphus pedemontanus" = Porichthys pedemontanus
"Diaphus pedemontanus" = Porichthys pedemontanus Robba 1970 toadfish
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Bathygadus novus Bossoli 1906
Coryphaenoides biobtusus n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
Gadomus tejkali Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros sp. Thompson 1840
 Myctophiformes -
Hygophum derthonensis Nolf and Steurbaut 1983
Benthosema aff. glaciale Reinhardt 1837 glacier lantern fish
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lobianchia dofleini Zugmayer 1911 Dofleini's lanternfish
Diaphus befralai lanternfish
Diaphus aff. splendidus Brauer 1904 horned lanternfish
Diaphus holti Taaning 1918 small lantern fish
Scopelopsis pliocenicus Anfossi and Mosna 1976 lanternfish
Notoscopelus bolini lanternfish
Notoscopelus elongatus Costa 1844 lanternfish
Notoscopelus resplendens Richardson 1845 lanternfish
Lampanyctus latesulcatus Nolf and Steurbaut 1983 lanternfish
Lampadena aff. dea lanternfish
Lampadena gracilis Schubert 1912 lanternfish
 Aulopiformes - Scopelarchidae
Scopelarchus analis Brauer 1902
 Alepocephaliformes - Alepocephalidae
Xenodermichthys senesi Nolf and Brzobohaty 1994