Lagonegro village, CO assemblage (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.2° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.3° N, 13.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Turonian to Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 86.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, gray floatstone

• Underlying the Trentinaria Formation
• 50 m thick succession. It is marked by well stratified dark grey limestone , partly dolomitized, with emersion surfaces. The depositional environment is referred to shallow subtidal facies with mud-supported texture bearing radiolitds and scattered requienids.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Cestari and A. Laviano. 2012. Rudist facies distribution in the late Cretaceous of Cilento and western Basilicata (southern Italy). Revista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 118(2):277-294 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138221: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 07.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Biradiolites angulosus d'Orbigny 1850 rudist
Sauvagesia sp. Bayle 1886 rudist
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
Apricardia sp. Guéranger 1853 rudist