Mt. Facito, Marls, Appeninnes (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.5° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 0.7° N, 21.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mt. Facito Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Marls within reef limestone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidallithified

• Terrigenous input probably responsible for reef death

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: S.G. Ciarapica, S. Cirilli, R. Martini, R. Rettori, L. Zaninetti and G. Salvini-Bonnard. 1990. Carbonate buildups and associated facies in the Monte Facito Formation (southern Apennines). Boll. Soc. Geol. Italiana 109:151-164 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20667: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 03.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Nodosariidae indet. Ehrenberg 1838
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Daonella sp. Mojsisovics 1874 oyster
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus sp. Biard 1963
Ovalipollis sp. Krutzsch 1955
Todisporites sp. Couper 1958
Anapiculatisporites sp. PotoniƩ and Kremp 1954
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites sp. Daugherty 1941
Aratrisporites sp. Leschik 1956