Torrente Samoggia (Pleistocene of Italy)

Also known as Samoggia Torrent

Where: Bologna, Italy (44.7° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 11.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• Middle Pliocene, 2.4-2.2 Ma

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. Landini and L. Sorbini. 1993. Biogeographic and palaeoclimatic relationships of the Middle Pliocene ichthyofauna of the Samoggia Torrent (Bologna, Italy). Ciencias da Terra, Lisboa 12:83-89 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186574: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Maurolicus muelleri Gmelin 1789 Mueller's pearlside
 Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
Cyclothone sp. Goode and Bean 1883
 Istiophoriformes - Xiphiidae
Xiphias gladius Linnaeus 1758 sword fish
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Trachurus sp. Lacépède 1802
 Pleuronectiformes - Bothidae
 Pleuronectiformes - Pleuronectidae
Solea sp. Gouan 1770 flatfish
 Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Sarda sp. Lacépède 1802
Auxis sp. Cuvier 1829
 Scombriformes - Trichiuridae
Lepidopus sp. Gouan 1770
 Ophidiiformes - Carapidae
Carapus sp. Rafinesque 1810
 Acanthomorphata - Chaetodontidae
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
 Gadiformes - Gadidae
Micromesistius poutassou Risso 1827 blue whiting
Gadiculus sp. Guichenot 1850
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
Bregmaceros albyi Sauvage 1880
 Gadiformes - Merlucciidae
Merluccius merluccius Linnaeus 1758 European hake
 Myctophiformes -
Electrona sp. Goode and Bean 1895
 Alepisauriformes -
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei