SEZ.B, Rasa di Varese (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.9° N, 8.8° E: paleocoordinates 7.0° N, 21.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Reitziites reitzi ammonoid zone, San Salvatore Formation, Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified dolomite

• Platform carbonates (back-reef)
• Thick-bedded or massive, micritic, white-rosy or hazel dolostone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Natural History Museum "A. Stoppani", Seminario Arcivescovile of Venegono Inferiore (Varese, Italy)

Primary reference: V. Pieroni and A. Nützel. 2014. Rasatomaria gentilii gen. n. n. sp. - a new Middle Triassic pleurotomarioid gastropod genus and species from Rasa di Varese (San Salvatore Formation, southern Alps). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 120:281-286 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175097: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.12.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaridae indet. Gray 1825 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Serpianotiaridae
? Serpianotiaris sp. Jeannet 1933 pencil urchin
 Encrinida - Encrinidae
Encrinidae indet. Dujardin and Hupé 1862 Sea lily
Zardinicrinus cf. granulosus Münster 1834 Sea lily
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Rasatomaria gentilii Pieroni and Nützel 2014 snail