Capo San Vigilio [Oolite di San Viligio] (Jurassic of Italy)

Also known as Cape San Vigilio

Where: Italy (46.1° N, 12.4° E: paleocoordinates 32.3° N, 21.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: San Viligio Oolite Formation (San Viligio Group), Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Oolite di San Viligio, for which lithostratigraphic data is not reported. AGE: Late Toarcian-Early Bajocian; absence of typical Bajocian taxa; placed in Toarcian to avoid stratigraphic orphaning. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, ooidal limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Oolitic limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Vacek

• COLLECTOR: Vacek. REPOSITORY: Geologische Bundesanstalt, Vienna.

Primary reference: M. A. Conti and J. Szabó. 1989. A revision of the Jurassic gastropod fauna from Cape San Vigilio (S-Alps, Italy), published by M. Vacek (1886). Fragmenta Mineralogica er Palaeontologica 14:29-40 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91410: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 19.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Not exhaustive but comprehensive for gastropods. Ammonite stated to be present. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with relatively modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identification.
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Bathrotomaria submandokii n. sp. Conti and Szabó 1989 snail
Leptomaria aff. fasciata Sowerby 1818 snail
 Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Vacekia gardana n. gen. Vacek 1886 top snail
 Vetigastropoda - Discohelicidae
Discohelix aff. dictyota Wendt 1968 snail
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis benacensis Vacek 1886 snail
Neritopsis dumortieri n. sp. Conti and Szabó 1989 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae
Pietteia (Trietteia) mipa De Gregario 1886 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Lamelliphoridae
 Sorbeoconcha - Purpurinidae
Purpurina cf. elaborata Lycett 1850 periwinkle
 Euomphalina - Codonocheilidae
Ventricaria pupaeforma Vacek 1886 snail