Saint-Geours-d’Auribat, Poudenx brickyard (Eocene of France)

Where: France (43.8° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 3.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

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

• lower Lutetian

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

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 188960: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Rhynchoconger donzacquensis Nolf 1988 conger eel
"Conger" eocenicus conger eel
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
 Kurtiformes - Apogonidae
Apogon glaber Casier 1966 Cardinalfish
 Ophidiiformes - Ophididae
 Ophidiiformes - Bythitidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Ophidiiformes -
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Epigonus polli perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Bathyclupeidae
 Perciformes -
 Perciformes - Cepolidae
Cepola rostislavi n. sp. Lin et al. 2017 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Haemulidae
 Spariformes - Centracanthidae
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sulci lanternfish
Diaphus cyrano lanternfish