Salento Peninsula (Miocene to of Italy)

Where: Italy (39.8° N, 18.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 17.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Serravallian to Serravallian (13.8 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified phosphorite

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: A. Vescogni, A. Vertino, F. R. Bosellini, M. Harzhauser, and O. Mandic. 2018. New paleoenvironmental insights on the Miocene condensed phosphatic layer of Salento (southern Italy) unlocked by the coral‑mollusc fossil archive. Facies 64(7):1-21 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/S. Ávila]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191624: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Flabellidae
Flabellum sp. Lesson 1831 stony coral
Flabellum cf. avicula Michelotti 1838 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Caryophylliidae "indet. 1" Gray 1847 stony coral
Caryophylliidae "indet. 2" Gray 1847 stony coral
Caryophyllia sp. Lamarck 1801 stony coral
? Acanthocyathus versicostatus Michelin 1841 stony coral
Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) armatus Michelotti 1838 stony coral
Deltocyathus sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae
Stephanophyllia sp. Michelin 1841 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
"Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) sp." = Balanophyllia Wood 1844 stony coral
Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) cf. cornurupicaprae Zuffardi 1932 stony coral
Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) cf. cornu-rupicaprae
Dendrophyllia cf. cornigera Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Nautilida - Aturiidae
Aturia aturi Basterot 1825 nautiloid
Aturia formae Parona 1898 nautiloid
 Trochoidea - Solariellidae
? Solariella sp. Wood 1842 snail
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
"Ormastralium carinatum" = Bolma (Ormastralium)
"Ormastralium carinatum" = Bolma (Ormastralium) snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Naticidae indet. Guilding 1834 moon snail
 Neogastropoda - Terebridae
Terebra acuminata auger snail
 Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae
Genota sp. Adams and Adams 1858 snail
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conilithes antidiluvianus Bruguière 1792 cone shell
Plagioconus puschi Michelotti 1857 cone shell
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Gemmula sp. Weinkauff 1875 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
Tritia sp. Risso 1826 snail
Tritia agatensis Bellardi 1882 snail
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
Fasciolariidae indet. Gray 1853 snail
 Neogastropoda - Ancillariidae
Amalda glandiformis Lamarck 1810 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae
Cypraeidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Xenophoridae
Xenophora deshayesi Michelotti 1847 carrier shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Bursidae
Bursa ranelloides Reeve 1844 frog shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cassidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Ranellidae
Charonia lampas Linnaeus 1758 triton
 Sorbeoconcha - Tonnidae
Eudolium sp. Dall 1889 tun shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Ficidae
Ficus geometra fig shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae
"Thylacodes arenarius" = Vermetus (Thylaeodus)
"Thylacodes arenarius" = Vermetus (Thylaeodus) worm shell
 Cerithioidea - Turritellidae
Oligodia spirata turret shell
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Neopycnodonte navicularis Brocchi 1814 oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Cardiida - Glossidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus nux Gmelin 1791 venus clam
Dosinia exoleta Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
 Cardiida - Trapezidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama gryphoides Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
"Thracia convexa" = Thracia (Thracia) convexa
"Thracia convexa" = Thracia (Thracia) convexa Wood 1815 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Centrocardita globulina" = Glans (Centrocardita)
"Centrocardita globulina" = Glans (Centrocardita) clam