Pinei-Fadalto, Lago di S. Croce area (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Also known as 'Pine' or 'Monte Pigne'

Where: Veneto, Italy (46.1° N, 12.3° E: paleocoordinates 31.2° N, 15.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Coniacian to Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 70.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; grainstone and rudstone

• original platform environment with many reworking episodes
• Fadalto Limestone: biointraclastic limestones, mainly grainstones and rudstones, consisting almost exclusively of well rounded molluscan grains withvery abundant radiolitids.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt and I. Dieni. 1993. Non-rudist bivalves from Late Cretaceous rudist limestones of NE Italy (Col di Schiosi and Lago di S. Croce areas). Memorie di Scienze Geologiche 45:165-241 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142756: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 16.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca bellonii n. sp. ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus (Cordiceramus) muelleri clam
listed as Inoceramus (Cordiceramus) ex gr. muelleri
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Neithea (Neithea) quinquecostata" = Neithea quinquecostata Sowerby 1814 scallop
Neithea (Neithea) sexangularis Orbigny 1847 scallop
Neithea (Neithea) sexcostata Woodward 1833 scallop
Neithea (Neithea) dutrugei Dutrugei 1862 scallop
Neithea (Neithea) striatocostata Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Neithea (Neithea) striatocostata robusta subsp. nov.
Camptonectes virgatus Nilsson 1827 scallop
"Mimachlamys catulloi n. sp." = Chlamys (Mimachlamys) scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Limea (Pseudolimea) granulata" = Pseudolimea file clam
Limatula sp. Wood 1839 file clam
Plagiostoma hoperi Mantell 1822 file clam
Ctenoides tectus file clam
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Phelopteria cf. caudigera Zittel 1866 pearl oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cyclocardia cf. ottonis clam
listed as Cyclocardia ? cf. ottonis
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Granocardium productum Sowerby 1832 cockle
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
Platymyoidea cf. royana clam
listed as Platymyoidea ? cf. royana
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae