Also known as Mount Pulgnasco
Where: Italy (44.8° N, 9.8° E: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 10.1° E)
• coordinate stated in text
When: KER2 Member (Monte Giogo Formation), Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)
• "marna azzurra"
•The presence of Discoaster tamalisis locate the section in the 16a MNN biozone. The lithostratigraphic analysis allowed to date Protororqualus fossils to 3.1 - 3. Ma (Piacenzian) from Freschi and Cau (2015).
Environment/lithology: marine; sandy limestone
Size class: macrofossils
Primary reference: T. A. Deméré, A. Berta, and M. R. McGowen. 2005. The taxonomic and evolutionary history of modern balaenopteroid mysticetes. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 12(1/2):99-143 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 66598: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.10.2006
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