Cava di Alonte (Monti Berici) (Eocene to of Italy)

Where: Vicenza, Italy (45.4° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 9.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bartonian to Bartonian (41.3 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Museo Civico "G. Zannato" di Montecchio Maggiore

Primary reference: A. De Angeli, C. Beschin, and A. Checchi. 2005. Una nuova specie di Albuneidae Stimpson, 1858 dell’Eocene della Valle del Chiampo (Vicenza, NE Italia) e considerazioni sulle altre forme note (Decapoda, Anomura, Hippoidea). Lavori—Società Veneziana di Scienze Naturali 30:85-91 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184969: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.04.2017, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Isopoda - Sphaeromatidae
Sphaeroma gasparellai1 De Angeli and Lovato 2009 isopod
 Decapoda - Palicidae
Eopalicus imbricatus2 De Angeli and Beschin 2000 crab
 Decapoda - Aethridae
Hepatiscus poverelli2 Via 1959 crab
 Decapoda - Albuneidae
Italialbunea lutetiana Beschin and De Angeli 1984 decapod
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Prototherium sp.2 de Zigno 1887 dugong