Castellane (Oligocene of France)

Where: France (43.8° N, 6.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 3.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• early Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue, sandy marl

• blue-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 186981: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus alcoholicus Brzobohaty and Nolf 1995 lanternfish
Diaphus longirostris Brozobohaty 1983 lanternfish