Depiru Beds (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Malta, Italy (36.1° N, 14.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 14.0° E)

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: platform or shelf-margin reef; coarse-grained, white grainstone and limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Muller. 1984. Messinian and Older decapods from the Mediterranean with description of two new species. Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques 32:25-34 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140155: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 04.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Porcellanidae
Pisidia viai Muller 1984 decapod
Muller, 1984
Petrolisthes haydni Muller 1984 decapod
Muller, 1984