Fornace di Cornedo (Holocene), Cornedo Vincentino, Valle dell'Agno, Vicenza (Holocene of Italy)

Where: Vicenza, Italy (45.6° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 45.6° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• Mixed fauna, some is ?Late Middle Pleistocene (entered separately). Earlier publications have listed Holocene fauna, these are entered here.


• 'Il giacimento e noto dalla fine del secolo scorso.'

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: The fauna is fairly heterogeneous, and mixed. The specimens have not always been collected according to correct methods. Specimens are in a variety of collections, most are in the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona and the Museo di Paleontologia dell'Univesita di Padova.

Primary reference: M. Bon, G. Piccoli, and B. Sala. 1991. I giacimenti Quaternari di vertebrati fossili nell'Italia Nord-Orientale. Memorie degli Instituti di Geologia e Mineralogia dell'Universita di Padova 47:185-231 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 43667: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 20.08.2004

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Taxonomic list

• The specimens entered in this list are from earlier publications where the specimens or species described have subsequently been thought to be intrusive Holocene specimens.
 Theriamorpha - Soricidae
Crocidura aranea white-toothed shrew
 Theriamorpha - Talpidae
Talpa europaea Linnaeus 1758 European mole
 Rodentia - Muridae
"Apodemus sylvaticus" = Mus sylvaticus, Rattus norvegicus
"Apodemus sylvaticus" = Mus sylvaticus Linnaeus 1758 wood mouse
Apodemus sylvaticus dichrurus
Rattus norvegicus Berkenhout 1769 brown rat
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Microtus agrestis Linnaeus 1761 field vole
 Rodentia - Caviidae
"Cavia cobaya" = Cavia porcellus
"Cavia cobaya" = Cavia porcellus Linnaeus 1758 guinea pig
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Glis glis Linnaeus 1766 edible doormouse