La Raia del Pedale Mt., CO assemblage (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.2° N, 15.4° E: paleocoordinates 24.4° N, 13.7° 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: peritidal; lithified limestone

• Mono - and oligotypical bouquets and clusters, composed of radiolitid species, are embeded in well stratified limestone for a thickness of 150 m.

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 138370: 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
Biradiolites martelli Parona 1911 rudist
Sauvagesia sp. Bayle 1886 rudist
Durania arnaudi Choffat 1891 rudist