Luera, Valmadrera, Lombardy (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.8° N, 9.4° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 13.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: A. Stoppani. 1865. Géologie et paléontologie des couches à Avicula contorta en Lombardie. Paleontologie Lombarde 3:1-267 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 204937: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 27.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae
"Terebratula gregaria" = Rhaetina gregaria
"Terebratula gregaria" = Rhaetina gregaria Suess 1854
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Mytilus arctus" = Arca arcta
"Mytilus arctus" = Arca arcta Stoppani 1857 ark
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula leucensis Stoppani 1865 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillia inflata Schafhaeutl 1851 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cardita luerae n. sp. Stoppani 1865 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Cardita quenstedti" = Pholadomya quenstedti, "Cardium phaseolus" = Pholadomya phaseolus
"Cardita quenstedti" = Pholadomya quenstedti Stoppani 1857 clam
"Cardium phaseolus" = Pholadomya phaseolus Stoppani 1857 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula subovalis, "Leda complanata" = Nucula complanata
Nucula subovalis Goldfuss 1837 nut clam
"Leda complanata" = Nucula complanata Goldfuss 1838 nut clam