SS130 section near Iglesias (Carboniferous of Italy)

Where: Sardinia, Italy (39.3° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 5.8° S, 16.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Unit B Member (San Giorgio Formation), Stephanian (307.5 - 300.4 Ma)

• Stephanian age based on plant species and sporomorphs. Fondi (1980) proposed a Westphalian D age based on tetrapod footprints. From the upper third of Unit B.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, gray lime mudstone

• palustrine environment
• Pale grey lime mudstone with abundant plant remains

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, coalified

Collected by Giovanni Manai

• Repository: Palaeontological Museum of Carbonia, Sardinia

Primary reference: M. Del Rio, G. L. Pillola, and F. Muntoni. 2002. The Upper Carboniferous of the San Giorgio basin. Rendiconti della Società Paleontologica Italiana 1:223-229 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153483: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Dicondylia -
Blattodea indet. Latreille 1810 cockroach
Myriapoda
 Arthropleurida - Arthropleuridae
Arthropleura armata1 Jordan 1854 millipede
PAS-GLP 0113
Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Anthracomartidae