PaleoDB taxon number: 352014
Full reference: M. V. Nazarkin. 2014. The fossil viperfish Chauliodus testa sp. nov. (Stomiiformes: Stomiidae) from the Neogene of western Sakhalin, Russia. Paleontological Journal 48(3):317-325
Type specimen: ZIN 55476. Its type locality is Penzenskoe, which is in a Miocene/Miocene marine horizon in the Kurasi Formation of the Russian Federation.
Ecology: nektonic carnivore