Benthosema glaciale Reinhardt 1837 (glacier lantern fish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes

Alternative combination: Scopelus glacialis

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

See also Nolf and Steurbaut 1983

Sister taxa: Benthosema fitchi, Benthosema suborbitale

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (7 collections), Italy (5)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Italy (3)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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