Peyrehorade, Trompe (Eocene of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 4.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Miretrain Marl Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• middle Lutetian

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C.-H. Lin, D. Nolf, E. Steurbaut and A. Girone. 2017. Fish otoliths from the Lutetian of the Aquitaine Basin (SW France), a breakthrough in the knowledge of the European Eocene ichthyofauna. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(11):879-907 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188958: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Ophichthidae
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
"Elops" miiformis n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
 Stomiatiformes -
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Melamphaes acanthifer n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
 Beryciformes - Berycidae
 Acanthomorphata - Menidae
 Ophidiiformes - Carapidae
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Liopropoma sculpta n. sp. Lin et al. 2017 perch-like fish
Epigonus polli perch-like fish
"Epigonus" melamphaoides perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Bathyclupeidae
 Perciformes -
 Perciformes - Cepolidae
Cepola robusta perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Platycephalidae
Platycephalus janeti perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Acropomatidae
 Zeiformes - Zeniontidae
Zenion mattaccino n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sulci lanternfish
Diaphus cyrano lanternfish
Diaphus excavatus lanternfish
 Aulopiformes - Scopelarchidae
"Scopelarchus" gnocco n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
 Aulopiformes - Evermannellidae
"Evermannella" razza n. sp. Lin et al. 2017
 Aulopiformes - Synodontidae
Saurida trompensis n. sp. Lin et al. 2017