Grancona roadcut (Eocene of Italy)

Where: Vicenza, Italy (45.4° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 9.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Age and provenance inferred from adherent sediment and fauna. Inferred to be from "Layer no. 8" of Fabiani (1908, 1915)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• orange-yellowish marly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Grandi and F. Bona. 2017. Prominatherium dalmatinum from the late Eocene of Grancona (Vicenza, NE Italy). The oldest terrestrial mammal of the Italian peninsula. Comptes Rendus Palevol 16(7):738-745 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187519: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Prominatherium dalmatinum von Meyer 1854 anthracothere
MCZ 3422