Notoscopelus elongatus Costa 1844 (lanternfish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae

Alternative combination: Scopelus elongatus

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

See also Nolf and Steurbaut 1983

Sister taxon: Notoscopelus resplendens

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (9 collections), Italy (5)

• Miocene of Greece (3), Italy (7), Japan (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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