Costa Vescovato (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.8° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

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 187504: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Congridae
 Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
Gonostoma sp. Rafinesque 1810
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Scopelogadus sp. Vaillant 1888
 Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
"Micromesistius planatus" = Gadus planatus
"Micromesistius planatus" = Gadus planatus Bassoli and Schubert 1906 cod
 Myctophiformes -
Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque 1810 spotted lanternfish
Hygophum derthonensis Nolf and Steurbaut 1983
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Lobianchia dofleini Zugmayer 1911 Dofleini's lanternfish
Diaphus befralai lanternfish
Diaphus cavallonis lanternfish
Diaphus aff. splendidus Brauer 1904 horned lanternfish
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
"Melanonus triangulus" = Glyptorhynchus triangulus
"Melanonus triangulus" = Glyptorhynchus triangulus Robba 1970