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      Bristlemouth

      Kingdom: Animalia
      Phylum: Chordata
      Class: Actinopterygia
      Order: Stomiatiformes
      Family: Gonostomatidae
      Genus: Cyclothone
      Species: C. pygmaea
      Calabrian Formation (marine)
      Eon: Phanerozoic
      Era: Cenozoic
      Period: Neogene
      Epoch: Pliocene
      Age: Late Piacenzian to Early Pleistocene
      Vrica
      Crotone
      Calabria
      Italy
      Catalog #: TFF-oilshale-Ch532
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      Lizard Fish

      Kingdom: Animalia
      Phylum: Chordata
      Class: Actinopterygia
      Order: Saurichthyiformes
      Family: Saurichthyidae
      Genus: Saurichthys
      Species: S. curionii
      Meride Formation
      uppermost P. gredleri Ammonoid Zone
      Cassini Beds
      Eon: Phanerozoic
      Era: Mesozoic
      Period: Triassic
      Epoch: Middle
      Age: Ladinian
      Monte San Giorgio
      Meride
      Ticino
      Switzerland
      Catalog #: TFF-oilshale-Ch1128
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