RoncĂ  (Eocene of Italy)

Also known as Ronca

Where: Verona, Italy (45.5° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; 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 144538: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 10.05.2013, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx roncensis n. sp. Harrassowitz 1919 softshell turtle
MGPT-PU (holotype), a carapace fragment (Portis 1885, pl. 11.1; Harrassowitz 1919), probably lost
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
Includes material previously tentatively ascribed to Megadontosuchus arduini (Kuhn 1938) and Crocodylus vicetinus (Fabiani 1915; Bergounioux 1954)