Fornaci (Pliocene of Italy)

Also known as San Quirico d'Orcia

Where: Tuscany, Italy (43.1° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 11.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• 3.81–3.57; age after Sorbi et al. 2012

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: R. Fondi and P. Pacini. 1974. Njuovi resti di Sirenide dal Pliocene Antico della provincia di Siena. Palaeontographia Italica 67:37-53 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80539: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.04.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Dugongidae
"Metaxytherium forestii" = Metaxytherium subapenninum
"Metaxytherium forestii" = Metaxytherium subapenninum Bruno 1839 dugong