Lavini di Marco, Rovereto (laste alte) (Jurassic of Italy)

Where: Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (45.8° 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 Member; "middle peritidal unit"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; ooidal, peloidal, gray wackestone

• "brackish pond, emerged bars and shallow pools intercalated"
• gray, stromatolitic (cynaobacterial mud). some dessication cracks, occasionally dolomitized but not in track area; peloidal gray wackestone and reddish mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1990-1993

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Leonardi and P. Mietto. 2000. Le piste liassiche di dinosauri dei Lavini di Marco [The Liassic dinosaur trackways of Lavini di Marco]. In G. Leonardi & P. Mietto (eds.), Dinosauri in Italia. Accademia Editoriale, Roma 169-246 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 68778: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.02.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet.3 theropod
ROM 193
 Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae
Anomoepus sp.1 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
ROLM 30, 181, 192
 Ichnofossils -
cf. Zoophycos sp.2 Massalongo 1855