Sicily and Calabria (Cretaceous of Italy)

Where: Italy (37.9° N, 15.0° E: paleocoordinates 20.5° N, 12.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt, N. Malchus, L. Boumaza and E. Jaillaerd. 1999. Cretaceous oysters from North Africa : origin and distribution. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 170(1):67-76 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185661: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonte vesiculosa" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosum Sowerby 1822 oyster
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
Costagyra olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
"Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum Goldfuss 1833 oyster
Rhynchostreon mermeti Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Oscillopha syphax, "Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani
"Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster