Mount Gibliscemi (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Sicily, Italy (37.3° N, 14.2° E: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 13.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; blue marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate, replaced with phosphate

Primary reference: G. Pilleri. 1986. The Oligo-Miocene Cetacea of the Italian waters with a bibliography of the fossil Cetacea of Italy (1670-1986) 1-41 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49400: 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