Racalmuto (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (37.4° N, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 13.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. Landini and E. Menesini. 1984. Messinian marine fish communities of the Mediterranean Sea. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali Serie A 91:279-290 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186579: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
 Myctophiformes -
Myctophum columnae Sauvage 1873
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sauvagei Arambourg 1925 lanternfish
Lampanyctus edwarsi lanternfish
Lampanyctus larteti lanternfish
Lampanyctus licatae Sauvage 1870 lanternfish