G1581, Santori (Pleistocene of Italy)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Said to be "Late Pleistocene" but Gryphus minor went extinct in the Calabrian according to Taddei Ruggiero & Raia (2010).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; shelly/skeletal sandstone

• Algal laminae passing laterally into coarse sands and fine conglomerates. No information about lithification.

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 187569: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Gryphus minor Philippi 1836