?Monte Postale (Eocene of Italy)

Also known as Heteronectes chaneti type locality

Where: Veneto, Italy (45.6° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 10.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calcari nummulitici Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the NHMW

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: M. Friedman. 2008. The evolutionary origin of flatfish asymmetry. Nature 454:209-212 [S. Peters/S. McMullen/S. McMullen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136273: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Sharon McMullen on 25.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pleuronectiformes -
Heteronectes chaneti n. gen. n. sp.
Heteronectes chaneti n. gen. n. sp. Friedman 2008 flatfish