Scontrone (Miocene of Italy)

Where: L'Aquila, Italy (41.7° N, 14.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 13.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• Early Tortonian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• Beach deposits

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 144565: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 10.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
cf. Crocodylus sp. Laurenti 1768 crocodile
Rustioni et al. (1992) and Rustioni and Mazza (1993) considered these remains as Crocodylus sp.