Caffaro riverbed section, Bagolino, 63.2 m (Triassic of Italy)

Also known as Fossil horizon IV

Where: Lombardy, Italy (45.8° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 6.2° N, 22.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Secedensis ammonoid zone, Buchenstein Formation, Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• "Chieseiceras groove", Secedensis Zone. "Knollenkalke."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, bioturbated, concretionary, gray, cherty/siliceous lime mudstone

• Grey-weathering nodular limestone beds have characteristic undulating and knobby surfaces spaced from cm to dm apart, and consist mainly of filament- and radiolarian-microsparites (mudstone-wackestone), often strongly bioturbated. Silicification may be diffuse or nodular. Often mixed with fine ash- and crystal-tuffs.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Brack and H. Rieber. 1986. Stratigraphy and ammonoids of the lower Buchenstein Beds of the Brescian Prealps and Giudicarie and their significance for the Anisian/Ladinian Boundary. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 79(1):181-225 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44557: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.09.2004, edited by Sabine Nürnberg

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Taxonomic list

 Ozarkodinida - Gondolellidae
Neogondolella cornuta1 Budurov and Stefanov 1972 conodont
subsp. postcornuta
"Neogondolella aff. transita" = Gondolella transita1 Kozur and Mostler 1971 conodont
 Phylloceratida - Ussuritidae
Monophyllites sp.1 Mojsisovics 1879 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Palaeophyllitidae
 Ceratitida - Ceratitidae
Stoppaniceras rieberi2 Vörös 2018 ceratite
Chieseiceras chiesense Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite