Gallo d’Alba (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.7° N, 8.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 7.2° 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 187505: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. Günther 1887
 Myctophiformes -
Hygophum derthonensis Nolf and Steurbaut 1983
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus befralai lanternfish
Diaphus cavallonis lanternfish
Diaphus regani Taning 1932 lanternfish
Scopelopsis pliocenicus Anfossi and Mosna 1976 lanternfish
Notoscopelus bolini lanternfish
Notoscopelus resplendens Richardson 1845 lanternfish
Lampadena aff. dea lanternfish