Cava Carbone (Miocene of Italy)

Also known as Monte della Pace, Tuvumannu

Where: Sardinia, Italy (39.2° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 4.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate, replaced with phosphate

Primary reference: G. Vigliarolo. 1894. Dei generi Micropteron, Dioplodon e Rhinostodes e di una nuova specie fossile di Rhinostodes scoperta nel calcare el veziano di cagliari. Atti della R. Accademia delle Scienze Fische e Matematiche 6:1-37 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49399: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Ziphiidae
? Mesoplodon sp. Gervais 1850 beaked whale