Butterloch (Gastropod oolite) (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.4° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 5.4° N, 24.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gastropod Oolite Member (Werfen Formation), Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• Gollected from the debris of the upper Gastropod Oolite Member (Eumorphotis hinnitidea subzone, early Olenekian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, silty lime mudstone

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 161085: 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