Lobianchia Gatt 1904 (lanternfish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae

Parent taxon: Myctophidae according to A. Girone et al. 2006

See also Lin et al. 2017, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Aethoprora, Diaphus, Eomyctophinae, Lampanyctinae, Protomyctophum, Scopelopsis, Scopelus, Taaningichthys

Subtaxa: Lobianchia dofleini Lobianchia gemellari

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (6 collections), Italy (5)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Greece (4), Italy (9)

Total: 28 collections including 31 occurrences

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