Peyrehorade, escarpment SE of dam, N of ‘la Téoulère’ (Eocene of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 4.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Miretrain Marl Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• middle Lutetian

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C.-H. Lin, D. Nolf, E. Steurbaut and A. Girone. 2017. Fish otoliths from the Lutetian of the Aquitaine Basin (SW France), a breakthrough in the knowledge of the European Eocene ichthyofauna. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(11):879-907 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188957: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Ophichthidae
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Melamphaes acanthifer Lin et al. 2017
 Beryciformes - Berycidae
 Pleuronectiformes - Bothidae
 Kurtiformes - Apogonidae
Apogon dominans Cardinalfish
Apogon glaber Casier 1966 Cardinalfish
 Ophidiiformes - Carapidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophididae
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Epigonus polli perch-like fish
"Epigonus" melamphaoides perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Bathyclupeidae
 Perciformes -
 Perciformes - Cepolidae
Cepola robusta perch-like fish
Cepola rostislavi Lin et al. 2017 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Malacanthidae
"Branchiostegus" brevis Lin et al. 2017
 Acanthomorphata - Caproidae
Antigonia angusta Stinton and Nolf 1970
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
"Trachyrincus" iocosus Lin et al. 2017
Nezumia teoulerensis Lin et al. 2017
Bathygadus novus Bossoli 1906
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Myctophiformes - Neoscopelidae
Neoscopelus navicularis Lin et al. 2017
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sulci lanternfish
Diaphus cyrano lanternfish
Diaphus excavatus lanternfish