Contrada Gecchelina, Monte di Malo (Eocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.7° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 10.4° E)

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: platform or shelf-margin reef; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: C. Beschin, A. Busulini, A. De Angeli and G. Tessier. 2007. I Decapodi dell’Eocene inferiore di Contrada Gecchelina (Vicenza – Italia settentrionale) (Anomura e Brachiura). Museo di Archeologia e Scienze Naturali “G. Zannato”, Montecchio Maggiore 9-76 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140158: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 04.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Ciliopagurus tethysiansus hermit crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Paguristes extentus Beschin et al. 2007 hermit crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Galatheidae
Lessinigalathea regale De Angeli and Garassino 2002 decapod
De Angeli and Garassino, 2002
Acanthogalathea squamosa Beschin et al. 2007 decapod
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Porcellanidae
Pachycheles dorsosulcatus Beschin et al. 2007 decapod
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Diaulacidae
? Diaulax italica Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda -
Cyamocarcinus angustifrons Bittner 1883 crab
Bittner, 1883
 Decapoda - Dynomenidae
Kromtitis levigatus Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Kromtitis subovatus Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Kromtitis koberiformis Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda -
Eotrachynotocarcinus airaghii Beschin 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Varunidae
Brachynotus corallinus Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Mathildellidae
Branchioplax parva Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Branchioplax sulcata Muller and Collins 1991 crab
Muller and Collins, 1991
 Decapoda - Parthenopidae
Parthenopidae indet. Macleay 1838 crab
Daldorfia eocaena crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Mesolambrus declinatus Muller and Collins 1991 crab
Muller and Collins, 1991
 Decapoda - Etyidae
Guinotosia tertiaria Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Dromiidae
Dromiopsis paucigranosa Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda -
Daira sicula Di Salvo 1933 crab
(Di Salvo, 1933)
 Decapoda - Palaeoxanthopsidae
? Lobulata indet. Schweitzer et al. 2004 crab
 Decapoda - Carpiliidae
Carpilius petreus Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Paraocalina multilobata Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Tumidocarcinidae
Titanocarcinus raulinianus Milne-Edwards 1864 crab
A. Milne-Edwards, 1863
 Decapoda -
Xanthoidea indet. MacLeay 1838 crab
 Decapoda - Xanthidae
Neoliomera paleogenica Beschin et al. 2007 stone crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Phlyctenodes multituberculatus Beschin et al. 2007 stone crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
? Chlorodiella indet. Rathbun 1897 stone crab
Etisus arduinoi stone crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Haydnella maladensis Beschin et al. 2007 stone crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda -
Prochlorodius ellipticus Muller and Collins 1991 crab
Muller and Collins, 1991
Pilumnomimus planidentatus Muller and Collins 1991 crab
Muller and Collins, 1991
 Decapoda - Pilumnidae
Galenopsis similis Bittner 1875 crab
Bittner, 1875
Lobogalenopsis quadrilobata Lorenthey 1897 crab
(Lorenthey, 1897)
Gecchelicarcinus lorigae Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
? Pilumnus indet. Leach 1816 crab
 Decapoda - Trapeziidae
Paratetralia convexa Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
 Decapoda - Panopeidae
Sereneopeus humilis Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Panopeus incisus Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Laevicarcinus lioyi Beschin et al. 2007 crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007
Bittnereus vicentinus Bittner 1875 crab
(Bittner, 1875)
 Decapoda -
Actaeites lobatus Muller and Collins 1991 crab
Muller and Collins, 1991
 Decapoda - Macropipidae
Boschettia giampietroi Busulini 2003 crab
Busulini, Tessier, Beschin and De Angeli, 2003
 Decapoda - Portunidae
Eocharybdis cristata Beschin et al. 2002 swimming crab
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2002
Eoplax
  -
Eoplax minuscula
Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli, and Tessier, 2007