G1619, San Tecla (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (38.2° N, 15.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 15.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• "Upper Pliocene" - MPL 5. Presumably Gelasian based on other localities, although MPL 5 foram zone spans late Piacenzian to early Gelasian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; coarse-grained sandstone

• Lower circalittoral zone, coastal detrital
• Coarse sandstone and fine conglomerate. Lithification unknown.

Size class: macrofossils

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

Primary reference: M. Gaetani and D. Sacca. 1985. Brachiopodi Neogenici e Pleistocenici della provincia di Messina e della Calabria meridionale. Geologica Romana 22:1-43 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187562: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Kraussinidae
Megerlia eusticta Philippi 1836
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Terebratula calabra" = Terebratula terebratula
"Terebratula calabra" = Terebratula terebratula Linnaeus 1758