Halobia lenticularis assemblage, Pizzo Mondello, Sicani Mountains, Sicily (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (37.6° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 5.4° N, 15.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calcari con Selce Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Calcari con selce or Halobia Limestone auctorum; Cherty Limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; cherty/siliceous limestone

• pelagic-hemipelagic limestone succession

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: M. Levera and C. A. McRoberts. 2008. Carninan/Norian Halobiids from Pizzo Modello succession (Sicani Mountains, Sicily). Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 76:20-22 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141197: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 21.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Halobia superba Mojsisovics 1874 oyster