Sant’Alosio, erosional cliffs East of Sant’Alosio village (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.8° N, 9.0° 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 187507: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. Günther 1887
 Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
 Mugiliformes - Mugilidae
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Batrachoidiformes - Batrachoididae
"Diaphus pedemontanus" = Porichthys pedemontanus
"Diaphus pedemontanus" = Porichthys pedemontanus Robba 1970 toadfish
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Nezumia ornata Bassoli 1906
Bathygadus novus Bossoli 1906
Gadomus tejkali Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Gadiculus labiatus Schubert 1905
Gadiculus argenteus Guichenot 1850 silvery pout
"Micromesistius planatus" = Gadus planatus Bassoli and Schubert 1906 cod
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
"Merluccius" rattazzii n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
 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 cahuzaci lanternfish
Diaphus cavallonis lanternfish
Diaphus regani Taning 1932 lanternfish
Diaphus aff. splendidus Brauer 1904 horned lanternfish
Scopelopsis pliocenicus Anfossi and Mosna 1976 lanternfish
Notoscopelus elongatus Costa 1844 lanternfish
Notoscopelus resplendens Richardson 1845 lanternfish
Lampanyctus latesulcatus Nolf and Steurbaut 1983 lanternfish
Lampadena aff. dea lanternfish