G1704, Sala di Mosorrofa (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (38.1° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• Listed as "Upper Pliocene" with no additional justification. Presumably Gelasian, based on other Upper Pliocene localities in the paper.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, shelly/skeletal, yellow limestone

• Bathyal localities
• Lithified based on equivalent outcrops on Sicily.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Istituto di Geologie e di Paleontologia dell'Universita di Messina

Primary reference: M. Gaetani and D. Sacca. 1984. Brachiopodi batiali nel Pliocene e Pleistocene di Silicia e Calabria. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 90:407-458 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187513: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Aphelesia bipartita Brocchi 1814