Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque 1810 (spotted lanternfish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes

Belongs to Myctophum according to A. Girone et al. 2006

See also Aguilera and de Aguilera 2001 and Nolf and Steurbaut 1983

Sister taxa: Myctophum americanum, Myctophum antelaternatum, Myctophum asperum, Myctophum columnae, Myctophum danielli, Myctophum dorsale, Myctophum licatae, Myctophum praepterotum, Myctophum probenoiti, Myctophum robustus, Myctophum splendidum, Myctophum weileri

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (7 collections), Italy (6)

• Miocene of Greece (1), Italy (4)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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