Formation of Castelgomberto (Oligocene of Italy)

Where: Vicenza, Italy (45.5° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 9.9° E)

When: Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Beschin, A. De Angeli, and A. Checchi. 2001. Crostacei decapodi associate a coralli della “Formazione di Castelgomberto” (Oligocene) (Vicenza-Italia Settentrionale). Studi e Ricerche—Associazione Amici del Museo—Museo Civico “G. Zannato”, Montecchio Maggiore 13-30 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 147005: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 04.07.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Galatheidae
Palaeomunida defecta Lorenthey 1902 decapod
Lorenthey, 1901
 Decapoda - Porcellanidae
Petrolisthes vicetinus Beschin et al. 2001 decapod
Beschin, De Angeli, and Checchi, 2001
 Decapoda - Sphaerodromiidae
Dromilites corvini crab
Bittner, 1893
 Decapoda -
Daragrapsus trispinosus Muller and Collins 1991 crab
Muller and Collins, 1991
 Decapoda - Euryplacidae
Corallicarcinus sp. Muller and Collins 1991 crab
 Decapoda - Parthenopidae
Daldorfia fabianii Beschin et al. 2001 crab
Beschin, De Angeli, and Checchi, 2001
 Decapoda - Dromiidae
Dynomene lessinea Beschin 2001 crab
Beschin, De Angeli, and Checchi, 2001
 Decapoda -
Daira depressa Milne-Edwards 1865 crab
A. Milne-Edwards, 1865
 Decapoda - Carpiliidae
Palaeocarpilius macrochelus crab
Desmarest, 1822
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Xantho sp. Leach 1804 stone crab
 Decapoda - Trapeziidae
Maldivia oligocenica crab
Beschin, De Angeli, and Checchi, 2001
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Rakosia grumiensis swimming crab
Beschin, De Angeli, and Checchi, 2001
 Decapoda - Majidae
Micippa antiqua Beschin et al. 2001 spider crab
Beschin, De Angeli, and Checchi, 2001