Sample A-bulk, Settsass Scharte (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.5° N, 12.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° N, 20.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Trachyceras aon ammonoid zone, Cassian Formation, Julian (235.0 - 232.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); poorly lithified, brown, gray marl

• The lithology is typical of the basin facies of the Cassian Formation.
• Grey to- brownish poorly lithified claystones to marlstones. Thin beds of marly limestones are also present.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: replaced with calcite

Reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: bulk, peroxide, sieve

• Repository: Naturmuseum Sudtirol, Bolzano (NMS BOZ). Additional material is housed in the Bayerische Staatssammlung fur Palaontologie und Geologie in Munchen under the inventory number SNSB BSPG 2012 XIV.

Primary reference: A. Nützel and A. Kaim. 2014. Diversity, palaeoecology and systematics of a marine fossil assemblage from the Late Triassic Cassian Formation at Settsass Scharte, N Italy. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 88:405-431 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163815: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.11.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Foraminifera -
 Robertinida - Duostominidae
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Plagioglypta undulata Münster 1841 tusk shell
 Caenogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
Helenostylina convexa Nützel and Kaim 2014 snail
Coelostylina conica Münster 1841 snail
 Heterostropha - Tubiferidae
Domerionina sp. Grundel and Nutzel 2012 snail
Domerionina pralongiana Bandel 1994 snail
 Heterostropha - Cornirostridae
Bandellina cassiana Bandel 1996 snail
 Heterostropha - Tofanellidae
Schartia carinata Nützel and Kaim 2014 snail
 Murchisoniina - Spirostylidae
Spirostylus brevior Kittl 1894 snail
 Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae
Goniospira armata Münster 1841 snail
 Murchisoniina - Wortheniellidae
Bandelium ruedigeri Schwardt 1992 snail
Rinaldoella beaumonti Klipstein 1843 snail
 Murchisoniina - Rhaphistomellidae
Rhaphistomella radians Wissmann 1841 snail
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
Bandelastraea damon Laube 1869 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Eunemopsidae
Eunemopsis epaphus Laube 1869 snail
 Cyrtodontida - Pichleriidae
Hoferia sp. Bittner 1895 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Catella impressa Münster 1841 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula subobliqua d'Orbigny 1849 nut clam
Palaeonucula strigilata Goldfuss 1837 nut clam
 Solemyida - Nucinellidae
? Nucinella sp. Wood 1850 Nut Clam
"Stelleroidea indet." = Asterozoa
"Stelleroidea indet." = Asterozoa von Zittel 1895
Ophiuroid or stelleroid plate
Ophiuroidea indet. Gray 1840 brittle star
Tetravirga sp. Frizzell and Exline 1955 sea cucumber
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
spines and plates
  - Proterocidaridae
Proterocidaridae indet. Smith 1984 sea urchin
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Tyrolecrinus tyrolensis Laube 1865 Sea lily
 Roveacrinida - Somphocrinidae
Osteocrinus sp. Kristan-Tollmann 1970 Sea lily
Osteocrinus rectus Frizzell and Exline 1955 Sea lily
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Otoliths, teeth, and scales
 Hexacorallia -
Scleractinia indet. Bourne 1900 stony coral
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