Pouzdrany (Oligocene of Czech Republic)

Where: Czech Republic (48.9° N, 16.6° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 14.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: NP21 nannofossil zone, Pouzdrany Unit Member (Pouzdrany Marls Formation), Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• lower Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; brown, calcareous claystone

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 186982: 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 n. sp. Brzobohaty and Nolf 1995 lanternfish
Diaphus longirostris Brozobohaty 1983 lanternfish