Vigoponzo (Oligocene of Italy)

Also known as Casa del Piano

Where: Italy (44.8° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 7.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• early Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, sandy marl

• gray, sandy marls

Size class: macrofossils

Primary 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 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186979: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sp. Eigenmann 1890 lanternfish
Diaphus alcoholicus Brzobohaty and Nolf 1995 lanternfish
Diaphus stafforaensis Nolf and Steurbaut 1988 lanternfish
Diaphus molossus Nolf and Steurbaut 1988 lanternfish
Diaphus longirostris Brozobohaty 1983 lanternfish