Lavini di Marco, Rovereto (colatoio Chemini) (Jurassic of Italy)

Where: Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (45.9° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 15.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Peritidal Member (Monte Zugna Formation), Late/Upper Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• group name = "Grey Limestones"; site in upper part of Lower unit; "middle peritidal unit"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; bioturbated, peloidal, red lime mudstone and peloidal, gray wackestone

• peloidal mud, stromatolithic, light gray and rose colored, some laminaton, dessication cracks, "dinoturbation", alternates with stromatolitic bands, gray peloidal wackestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by L. Chemini in 1990-1993

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• 200 x 6 m2 slab

Primary reference: M. Avanzini and G. Leonardi. 1993. Dinosauri nel Trentino: il giacimento dei Lavini di Marco [Dinosaurs in Trentino: the locality of Lavini di Marco]. UCT (Uomo - Città - Territorio) 214:35-41 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 61850: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.07.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.6 dinosaur
ROLM 7, 10; indeterminate dinosaurs
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.5 sauropod
ROLM 2, 4, 11
 Saurischia - Vulcanodontidae
Vulcanodontidae indet.6 Cooper 1984 vulcanodontid
 Saurischia -
Lavinipes cheminii n. gen. n. sp.2
Lavinipes cheminii n. gen. n. sp.2 Avanzini et al. 2003 saurischian
ROLM 192, 577
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet.5 theropod
ROLM 3, 6
Theropoda indet.4 theropod
ROLM 5, 12
 Saurischia -
? Kayentapus sp.7 Welles 1971 theropod
MTSN 5212
Kayentapus sp.7 Welles 1971 theropod
MTSN 5211, 5213
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)1
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)1 Hitchcock 1845 theropod
MTSN 5210
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet. bird foot dinosaur
 Thaumatoporellales -
 Ichnofossils -
cf. Zoophycos sp.3 Massalongo 1855