Sangonini (Oligocene of Italy)

Where: Veneto, Italy (45.8° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 9.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Castelgomberto Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified marl and lithified tuff

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. E. Reuss. 1868. Paläontologische Studien über die älteren Tertiärschichten der Alpen, 1: Die fossilen Anthozoen der Schichten von Castelgomberto [Paleontological studies about the older Tertiary beds in the Alps, 1: The fossil Anthozoa from the Castelcomberto Formation]. Denkschriften der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 28:129-184 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91653: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
"Dictyaraea elegans" = Goniopora elegans
"Dictyaraea elegans" = Goniopora elegans Leymerie 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
"Comoseris alternans n. sp." = Cyathoseris appennina, "? Thamnastraea heterophylla" = Cyathoseris appennina
"Comoseris alternans n. sp." = Cyathoseris appennina Michelin 1842 stony coral
"? Thamnastraea heterophylla" = Cyathoseris appennina Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
"Stylocoenia lobatorotundata" = Astrocoenia lobatorotundata
"Stylocoenia lobatorotundata" = Astrocoenia lobatorotundata Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Latimaeandra tenera n. sp." = Colpophyllia stellata, "Heliastrea lucasana" = Antiguastrea lucasiana
"Latimaeandra tenera n. sp." = Colpophyllia stellata Catullo 1856 stony coral
"Heliastrea lucasana" = Antiguastrea lucasiana Defrance 1826 stony coral