Asti (Pleistocene of Italy)

Also known as Astiagan

Where: Italy (44.9° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 8.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: MPL5 foram zone, Sabbie di Asti Formation, Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• Astian or Astien of old literature.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified sandstone

• Yellow sands

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. M. Glibert. 1963. Les Mesogastropoda Fossiles du Cenozoïque étranger des Collections de L'Institute Royale des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. Institute Royale des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Memoire, 10th sériés 69:1-305 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178457: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 02.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
Amaea (Clathroscala) cancellata Brocchi 1814 wentletrap
"Amaea (Acrilla) bronni" = Acrilla wentletrap
 Triphoroidea - Triphoridae
"Triphora (Triphora) perversa" = Triphora perversa
"Triphora (Triphora) perversa" = Triphora perversa Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae
 Capuloidea - Capulidae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus coronatus" = Persististrombus coronatus Defrance 1827 true conch
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhais uttingeriana Risso 1826 snail
Aporrhais pespelecani Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Ficoidea - Ficidae
Ficus (Ficus) geometra, "Ficus (Ficus) cingulatus" = Ficus (Ficus) cingulata
"Ficus (Ficus) cingulatus" = Ficus (Ficus) cingulata Bronn 1856 fig shell
 Littorinoidea - Littorinidae
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
Niso eburnea Risso 1826 snail
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
"Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dorsolaevigata" = Niveria dorsolaevigata, Hespererato cocconii, "Erato (Erato) elongata" = Erato elongata, Erato (Erato) cypraeola
"Trivia (Sulcotrivia) dorsolaevigata" = Niveria dorsolaevigata Cocconi 1873 snail
Hespererato cocconii Schilder 1933 snail
"Erato (Erato) elongata" = Erato elongata Seguenza 1880 snail
Erato (Erato) cypraeola Brocchi 1814 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica (Natica) pseudoepiglottina moon snail
P l a i s a n c i e n .
Natica (Natica) millepunctata Sacco 1890 moon snail
Tectonatica tectula Sacco 1890 moon snail
Euspira helicina Brocchi 1814 moon snail
Neverita (Neverita) josephinia Risso 1826 moon snail
Neverita (Neverita) josephinia josephinia
 Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae
"Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) parvoastensis" = Apiocypraea parvoastensis
"Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) parvoastensis" = Apiocypraea parvoastensis Sacco 1894 snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Zonarina porcellus" = Zonaria porcellus, Schilderia longiscata, "Schilderia utriculata" = Schilderia utricolata
"Zonarina porcellus" = Zonaria porcellus Brocchi 1814 cowry
Zonarina porcellus porcellus
Schilderia longiscata Mayer 1875 cowry
"Schilderia utriculata" = Schilderia utricolata Lamarck 1810 cowry
 Vermetoidea - Vermetidae
Serpulorbis arenarius worm shell
Serpulorbis arenarius arenarius
Petaloconchus (Macrophragma) intortus Lamarck 1818 worm shell
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Calyptraea (Calyptraea) chinensis Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
Crepidula (Janacus) crepidula Linnaeus 1758 slipper shell
 Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae
Xenophora mediterranea carrier shell
Xenophora mediteranea coiiimiitata
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
"Cymatium (Monoplex) affine" = Monoplex, "Cymatium (Monoplex) distortum" = Monoplex, "Cymatium (Monoplex) doderleini" = Monoplex, "Cymatium (Monoplex) parthenopeum" = Monoplex parthenopeus, "Charonia (Sassia) apenninica" = Sassia apenninica, "Aspa marginaux" = Gyrineum (Aspa), ? Cymatium (Gutturnium) heptagonuin, "Argobuccinum (Ranella) olearium" = Ranella olearium
"Cymatium (Monoplex) affine" = Monoplex triton shell
"Cymatium (Monoplex) distortum" = Monoplex triton shell
"Cymatium (Monoplex) doderleini" = Monoplex triton shell
"Cymatium (Monoplex) parthenopeum" = Monoplex parthenopeus von Salis Marschlins 1793 triton shell
"Charonia (Sassia) apenninica" = Sassia apenninica Sassi 1827 triton shell
"Aspa marginaux" = Gyrineum (Aspa) triton shell
"Argobuccinum (Ranella) olearium" = Ranella olearium Linnaeus 1758 triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Tonnidae
 Tonnoidea - Bursidae
"Bursa (Bufonariella) nodosa" = Bursa scrobilator
"Bursa (Bufonariella) nodosa" = Bursa scrobilator Linnaeus 1758 frog shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Galeodea echinophora Linnaeus 1758 snail
"Semicassis (Echinophoria) intermedia" = Echinophoria intermedium Brocchi 1814 snail
 Rissooidea - Rissoidae
 Truncatelloidea - Tornidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae
 Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae
Tenagodus (Tenagodus) obtusus Schumacher 1817 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Planaxidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella subangulata turret shell
Turritella subangulata subangulata
Turritella varicosa turret shell
"Turritella tricarinata" = Turritella (Turritella) tricarinata Brocchi 1814 turret shell
Turritella tricarinata tricarinata
Turritella tornata Brocchi 1814 turret shell
"Turritella vermicularis" = Turritella (Haustator) vermicularis Brocchi 1814 turret shell
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium (Bittium) reticulatum, "Bittium (Bittium) spina" = Bittium spina
Bittium (Bittium) reticulatum da Costa 1778 cerith snail
"Bittium (Bittium) spina" = Bittium spina Partsch 1856 cerith snail
 Heterostropha - Mathildidae
"Mathilda (Fimbriatella) brocchii" = Fimbriatella, Mathilda (Mathilda) quadricarinata
"Mathilda (Fimbriatella) brocchii" = Fimbriatella snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae