Fiumi Santo: Tortonian, Italy

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines
Chelonii indet. Latreille 1800
synonym of Testudines
Crocodylia indet. (Owen 1842)
Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae
Oreopithecus sp. Gervais 1872
Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustelidae indet. Fischer 1817
Mammalia - Ungulata - Suidae
Eumaiochoerus cf. etruscus Hurzeler 1982
Mammalia - Ungulata - Giraffidae
Umbrotherium azarolii n. gen., n. sp.
Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae
Turritragus casteanensis n. gen., n. sp. Abbazzi et al. 2008
originally entered as "Turritragus castanensis"
? Neotragini indet. Sclater and Thomas 1894
Tyrrhenotragus gracillimus Weithofer 1888
Maremmia cf. lorenzi Hurzeler and Engesser 1976
Etruria viallii n. gen., n. sp. Abbazzi et al. 2008
see common names

Coordinates: 40.8° North, 8.4° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:42.1° North, 5.3° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Neogene Epoch:Miocene
Stage:Tortonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Tortonian
Age range of interval:11.62000 - 7.24600 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: late Tortonian
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:92904
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2009-12-04 13:53:55 Last modified:2009-12-04 15:53:55
Access level:the public Released:2009-12-04 13:53:55
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

31363. L. Abbazzi, M. Delfino, G. Gallai, L. Trebini, and L. Rook. 2008. New Data on the vertebrate assemblage of Fiume Santo (North-West Sardinia, Italy), and overview on the Late Miocene Tusco-Sardinian Palaeobioprovince. Palaeontology 51(2):425-451 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]