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  • Notogoneus longiceps v. Meyer, 1851


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    • A (younger) relative of the sandfish Notogoneus osculus from the Eocene of the Green River Formation in Wyoming.

       

      Lit.:

      L. Grande and T. Grande. 2008. Redescription of the type species for the genus Notogeneus (Teleostei: Gonorhynchidae) based on new, well-preserved material. The Paleontological Society Memoir 70:1-31

       

       

       

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Actinopterygia
    Order: Gonorhynchiformes
    Family: Gonorhynchidae
    Genus: Notogoneus
    Species: N. longiceps
    Author Citation v. Meyer, 1851

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Miocene
    International Age: Aquitanian

    Stratigraphy

    Wiesbaden Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Maintz-Amöneburg District
    Wiesbaden (city)
    Hessen
    Germany

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    A (younger) relative of the sandfish Notogoneus osculus from the Eocene of the Green River Formation in Wyoming.

     

    Lit.:

    L. Grande and T. Grande. 2008. Redescription of the type species for the genus Notogeneus (Teleostei: Gonorhynchidae) based on new, well-preserved material. The Paleontological Society Memoir 70:1-31

     

     

     



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    8 hours ago, RJB said:

    Beautiful little Noto.  Im working on a large one at the moment.

     

    RB

    Thanks, RJB, but I'd rather have found a big Noto too. I haven't found a specimen larger than 10cm from this location yet - just fry.

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