Cannole (Miocene to of Italy)

Where: Lecce, Italy (40.2° N, 18.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 17.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pietra Leccese Formation, Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 7.2 Ma)

• Precise age is unknown but possibly lies between the Late Burdigalian and the Early Tortonian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• calcarenite

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 144555: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 10.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
Mentioned by Costa (1850)