Maratea village 3, CO assemblage (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.0° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.2° N, 13.8° 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

• At the Top of the succession, the Paleogene Trentinara Fm. cuts paraconformably the Upper Cretaceous succession.
• The succession (about 80 m thick) shows dark grey, well stratified limestone, partly laminated. Radiolitid shell concentrations are observable.

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 138369: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 16.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Biradiolites angulosus d'Orbigny 1850 rudist