Monte Corona Section, 9.2 m (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Lombardy, Italy (46.0° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 6.3° N, 22.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Reitzi ammonoid zone, Buchenstein Formation, Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); concretionary, cherty/siliceous limestone and marl

• Nodular limestones with chert bands and nodules and thin marly and tuffaceous intercalations.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Brack and H. Rieber. 1993. Towards a better definition of the Anisian/Ladinian boundary: new biostratigraphic data and correlations of boundary sections from the Southern Alps. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 86(2):415-527 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44660: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.09.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Ceratitidae
Ticinites sp. Rieber 1973 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Ptychitidae
Flexoptychites sp. Spath 1951 ceratite