San Pietro Al Tanagro, CE1 assemblage (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.5° N, 15.5° E: paleocoordinates 22.8° N, 14.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Cenomanian to Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified floatstone

• 100 m thick carbonate sedimentary succession, composed of shallow water limstones rich in molluscs. The basal and middle portion of the succession (70 m thick) shows a lithobiofacies association characterized by grain-supported bioclastic limestones whose constituents are essentially mollusc fragments, organized in layers of variable thickness comprised between 50 cm to a few meters. Basal erosive surface and granular gradation characterize some strata.

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138396: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 16.01.2013, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Conicorbitolina
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Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Chondrodontidae
Chondrodonta sp. Stanton 1901 scallop
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
? Eoradiolites sp. Douvillé 1909 rudist
Eoradiolites liratus Conrad 1852 rudist
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae