Stazzano (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.7° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; conglomerate

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

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 187596: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. G√ľnther 1887
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Scopelogadus sp. Vaillant 1888
 Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Bathygadus novus Bossoli 1906
Gadomus tejkali Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Myctophiformes -
Hygophum derthonensis Nolf and Steurbaut 1983
Benthosema fitchi Brzobohaty and Schultz 1978
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus befralai lanternfish
Diaphus cavallonis lanternfish
Scopelopsis pliocenicus Anfossi and Mosna 1976 lanternfish
Lampanyctus latesulcatus Nolf and Steurbaut 1983 lanternfish