Moulin d'Yrieu (Oligocene of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 4.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: NP21 nannofossil zone, Yrieu Sands Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained sandstone

• beige, fine-grained sands

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 186983: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus stafforaensis Nolf and Steurbaut 1988 lanternfish