Cavalese, Fiemme Valley (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.3° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 4.8° N, 24.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Siusi Member (Werfen Formation), Dienerian (252.2 - 251.3 Ma)

• Lower Siusi Member, Claraia clarai zone.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, gray, argillaceous lime mudstone

• Deposited within a transition to off-shore sedimentary environment.
• Gray marly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: R. Posenato, L. E. Holmer, and H. Prinoth. 2014. Adaptive strategies and environmental significance of lingulid brachiopods across the late Permian extinction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 399:373-384 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161083: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingularia borealis Bittner 1899
Lingula tenuissima in Broglio Lorigo 1968 (pl 1, figs 2,5)
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae
Claraia clarai Emmrich 1844 scallop