RoncĂ  (Eocene of Italy)

Where: Veneto, Italy (45.5° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Orizzonte di Ronca Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• Early Bartonian (Auversien)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• ur, rich in iron silicates, with smaller and larger foraminifera, rare gastropods and nautiloids

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: D. Fehse. 2010. New Species of fossil Cypraeoidea from Europe and Australia (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 292(1-3):1-19 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176769: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 01.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Subepona antiqua1, "Conocypraea gregorioi" = Eopustularia gregorioi1, Eopustularia balinka n. gen. n. sp.
Subepona antiqua1 Lamarck 1810 cowry
"Conocypraea gregorioi" = Eopustularia gregorioi1 Schilder 1929 cowry
Eopustularia balinka n. gen. n. sp. Fehse 2010 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae