Peyrehorade, bridge 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 188962: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Anguilliformes - Congridae
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
 Stomiatiformes -
 Beryciformes - Melamphaidae
Melamphaes acanthifer Lin et al. 2017
 Ophidiiformes - Carapidae
 Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Epigonus polli perch-like fish
 Perciformes -
 Zeiformes - Zeniontidae
Zenion vetustus Lin et al. 2017
 Gadiformes - Bregmacerotidae
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sulci lanternfish
Diaphus cyrano lanternfish