Sant' Arsenio 1, SA interval (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.5° N, 15.5° E: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 14.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Coniacian to Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified rudstone

• The lowermost portion of the succession (15 m thick) - rudstone - grainstone repetitions with scharp erosive basal surfaces.

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 138398: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Hippuritidae
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda sp. Cuvier 1797 snail