Piacenza: Castell'Arquato, loc. Monte Alto (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.8° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

• Ecological notes: infra- and circalittoral, deep circalittoral and upper bathyal zone
• no information given

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. Scarponi and G. Della Bella. 2003. Molluschi marini del Plio-Pleistocene dell'Emilia-Romagna e della Toscana, Conoidea, Vol. 1 - Drilliidae e Turridae. Università di Bologna, Museo geologico Giovanni Capellini 1-89 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71086: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 18.04.2007, edited by Pete Wagner and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• focus on Conoidea
Mammalia
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Steno sp.2 Gray 1846 dolphin
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
Cochlis raropunctata1 Sasso 1827 moon snail
Cochlis raropunctata raropunctata
Euspira helicina1 Brocchi 1814 moon snail
Euspira helicina helicina
 Neogastropoda - Pseudomelatomidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Neogastropoda - Drilliidae
 Neogastropoda - Clavatulidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Ovulidae
Neosimnia pliomajor1 Sacco 1894 snail
Pseudosimnia passerinalis1 Lamarck 1810 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Capulidae
Capulus hungaricus1 Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Pseudomelanoidea - Pseudomelaniidae
 Neotaenioglossa - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula unguiformis1 Lamarck 1822 slipper shell
Crepidula gibbosa1 Defrance 1818 slipper shell