Ceratoscopelus maderensis Lowe 1839 (Madeira lantern fish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae

Alternative combination: Scopelus maderensis

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

Sister taxa: Ceratoscopelus dorsalis, Ceratoscopelus miocenicus, Ceratoscopelus townsendi

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (9 collections), Italy (6)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Greece (6)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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