Monte Purga, Vestenanova di Bolca (Eocene of Italy)

Also known as Monte Bolca

Where: Verona, Italy (45.6° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 39.3° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithology not reported

• sediments of fresh or brackish water outcrop

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 144537: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 10.05.2013, edited by David Nicholson and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Trionyx capellinii n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii2, "Trionyx affinis n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii2, "Trionyx intermedius n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii1, "Trionyx gemmellaroi n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii4
"Trionyx capellinii n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii2 Negri 1892 softshell turtle
MGP-PD 12883 - syntype
"Trionyx affinis n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii2 Negri 1892 softshell turtle
MGP-PD 12806 - type
"Trionyx intermedius n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii1 Negri 1892 softshell turtle
MGP-PD 12814 (holotype), a complete carapace
"Trionyx gemmellaroi n. sp." = Trionyx capellinii4 Negri 1892 softshell turtle
MGP-PD 5157 (holotype), almost complete skeleton, including the plastron and carapace, all limb elements, and partial skull and mandible
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
"Emys capellinii n. sp." = Neochelys capellinii3
"Emys capellinii n. sp." = Neochelys capellinii3 De Zigno 1890 sideneck turtle
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylus vicetinus n. sp. Lioy 1865 crocodilian
Asiatosuchus sp.
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Hassiacosuchus sp. Weitzel 1935 crocodilian
 Loricata -
Crocodylus bolcensis n. sp. Sacco 1895 crocodilian
Pristichampsus cf. rollinati