Diaphus alcoholicus Brzobohaty and Nolf 1995 (lanternfish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae

Full reference: R. Brzobohaty and D. Nolf. 1995. Diaphus otoliths from the European Oligocene (Myctophidae, Teleostei). Bulletin de l'Istitute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 65:257-268

Belongs to Diaphus according to R. Brzobohaty and D. Nolf 1995

Sister taxa: Diaphus bolini, Diaphus brachycephalus, Diaphus crassus, Diaphus dumerilii, Diaphus duosensitivus, Diaphus edwardsi, Diaphus holti, Diaphus italicus, Diaphus larteti, Diaphus longirostris, Diaphus marambionis, Diaphus meniliticus, Diaphus microsomus, Diaphus molossus, Diaphus perspicillatoides, Diaphus polysarcus, Diaphus prisismetallis, Diaphus problematicus, Diaphus rafinesqui, Diaphus regani, Diaphus sauvagei, Diaphus splendidus, Diaphus stafforaensis, Diaphus sulcatus, Diaphus taaningi, Diaphus theta, Diaphus vexillifer

Type specimen: IRSNB P 6182, an otolith. Its type locality is Pouzdrany, which is in a Rupelian marine claystone in the Pouzdrany Marls Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1 collection), France (2), Italy (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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