G1583, Case Alte Superiori (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (38.2° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• "Upper Pliocene" - actually presumably Gelasian based on other localities.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified carbonate

• Bathyal marls infilling hollows in older (late Miocene) sediments.
• Presumably lithified based on age-equivalent localities.

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 187528: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Aulacothyropsidae
Fallax septatus Philippi 1844
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Gryphus minor Philippi 1836