Point 902, Monte San Giorgio, unspecified bed (Triassic to of Switzerland)

Also known as Mirigioli

Where: Switzerland (45.9° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 7.8° N, 20.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grenzbitumenzone Member (Besano Formation), Illyrian to Illyrian (247.2 - 235.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified dolomite and lithified, black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by B. Peyer, PIMUZ in 1950-1968

Collection methods: quarrying,

• "Tessin collection" of the Palaontologisches Institut und Museum der Universitat Zurich (PIMUZ T. numbers), collected intensively from 1950-1968.

Primary reference: H. Rieber. 1970. Phragmoteuthis ? ticinensis n. sp., ein Coleoidea-Rest aus der Grenzbitumenzone (Mittlere Trias) des Monte San Giorgio (Kt. Tessin, Schweiz). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 44:32-40 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122057: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.12.2011, edited by Priscilla Vazquez

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Latimeriidae
Ticinepomis peyeri n. gen. n. sp.5
Ticinepomis peyeri n. gen. n. sp.5 Rieppel 1980 coelacanth
PIMUZ T3925
Reptilia
 Eosauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Lariosaurus buzzii n. sp.9 Tschanz 1989 diapsid
Holotype skeleton (PMZ T2804)
 Eosauropterygia - Pachypleurosauridae
Serpianosaurus mirigiolensis n. gen. n. sp.6 Rieppel 1989 diapsid
PIMUZ T 81, 96, 951, 3931 (type, formerly referred to Phygosaurus), 3933
 Thalattosauria - Askeptosauridae
Askeptosaurus italicus4 Nopsca 1925 diapsid
PIMUZ T 4831, PIMUZ T 4832, PIMUZ T 4839, PIMUZ T 4842, PIMUZ T 4846
 Diapsida - Helveticosauridae
Helveticosaurus zollingeri7 Peyer 1955 archosauromorph
PIMZ T 4352, PIMZ T 4353, PIMZ T 4354
 Diapsida - Tanystropheidae
Macrocnemus cf. fuyuanensis3 Li et al. 2007 archosauromorph
PIMUZ T 1559, partial skeleton
Macrocnemus bassanii8 Nopcsa 1930 archosauromorph
PIMUZ T 1534, PIMUZ T 2470, both disarticulated postcrania
Osteichthyes
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Gyrolepis sp.1 Agassiz 1833
Actinopteri
 Semionotiformes - Macrosemiidae
Eosemionotus ceresiensis n. sp.2 Bürgin 2004
PIMUZ T357, 319, 328-9, 236, 245, 334, 815
 Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae
"Peltoperleidus elongignathus n. sp." = Altisolepis elongignathus1 Bürgin 1992
 Peltopleuriformes - Wushaichthyidae
Peripeltopleurus vexillipinnis n. gen. n. sp.1 Bürgin 1992
 Louwoichthyiformes - Louwoichthyidae
Ctenognathichthys bellottii1 de Alessandri 1910
 Louwoichthyiformes - Peltoperleididae
Peltoperleidus bellipinnis n. sp.1 Bürgin 1992
 Perleidiformes - Habroichthyidae
Habroichthys sp.1 Brough 1939
Habroichthys griffithi n. sp.1 Bürgin 1992
Habroichthys minimus1 Brough 1939
 Perleidiformes - Perleididae
Dipteronotus ornatus n. sp.1 Bürgin 1992
Meridensia meridensis1 de Alessandri 1910
Osteichthyes
 Pholidopleuriformes -
Gracilignathichthys microlepis1 Bürgin 1992 ray-finned fish
Gracilignathichthys cf. microlepis1 Bürgin 1992 ray-finned fish
PIMUZ T.153
 Pholidopleuriformes - Pholidopleuridae
Pholidopleurus sp.1 Bronn 1858 ray-finned fish
Pholidopleurus ticinensis1 Bürgin 1992 ray-finned fish
 Luganoiiformes - Luganoiidae
Luganoia lepidosteoides1 Brough 1939 ray-finned fish
 Ptycholepiformes - Ptycholepididae
Ptycholepis barboi1 Bassani 1886 ray-finned fish
Ptycholepis priscus1 Bürgin 1992 ray-finned fish
Ptycholepis schaefferi1 Bürgin 1992 ray-finned fish
Cephalopoda
 Phragmoteuthida - Phragmoteuthididae
? Phragmoteuthis ticinensis n. sp. Rieber 1970 belemnite
PIMUZ N/1