Spilecco (Paleocene to of Italy)

Where: Verona, Italy (45.6° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Thanetian to Thanetian (59.2 - 47.8 Ma)

• Spileccian stratotype

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Kotsakis, M. Delfino, and P. Piras. 2004. Italian Cenozoic crocodilians: taxa, timing and palaeobiogeographic implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 210:67-87 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144536: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 10.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
Tooth (originally referred to a mosasaur [Nicolis, 1907; Medizza, 1980])