Potamida Section, Sample PotA12-13 (Miocene of Greece)

Where: Crete, Greece (35.5° N, 23.7° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 23.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collection methods: sieve,

Primary reference: K. Agiadi, A. Antonarakou, G. Kontakiotis, N. Kafousia, P. Moissette, J. J. Cornee, E. Manoutsoglou and V. Karakitsios. 2017. Connectivity controls on the late Miocene eastern Mediterranean fish fauna. International Journal of Earth Sciences 106:1147-1159 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 207587: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 20.01.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Pseudophichthys sp. Roule 1915 conger eel
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Scopelogadus sp. Vaillant 1888
 Atheriniformes - Atherinidae
Atherina sp. Linnaeus 1758 silverside
 Ophidiiformes - Carapidae
Echiodon sp. Thompson 1837
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Perciformes -
Blennius ocellaris perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparidae indet. Cuvier 1817
Pagellus cf. acarne Risso 1826
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Bathygadus novus Bossoli 1906
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Gadidae indet. Rafinesque 1810
 Myctophiformes -
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Scopelopsis pliocenicus Anfossi and Mosna 1976 lanternfish
Diaphus cavallonis lanternfish
Diaphus sp. Eigenmann 1890 lanternfish
Diaphus aff. splendidus Brauer 1904 horned lanternfish
Lampanyctus latesulcatus Nolf and Steurbaut 1983 lanternfish
Ceratoscopelus maderensis Lowe 1839 Madeira lantern fish
Lampadena dea lanternfish