Pietra di Salomone, Sosio (Ruggieri coll) (Permian of Italy)

Where: Italy (37.7° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 5.5° S, 21.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal grainstone

• Appearance of microcoquina with numerous algae and crinoids

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. Ruggieri

Collection methods: mechanical,

• Repository: Museo Geologico di Palermo (MGP)

Primary reference: G. Ruggieri. 1959. Una nuova trilobite del Permiano del Sosio (Sicilia). Memorie degli Istituti di Geologia e Mineralogia dell' Universita di Padova 21:1-10 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136205: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Phillipsiidae
Microphillipsia tetraptera n. gen. n. sp. Ruggieri 1959 trilobite