Rio Torsero, Ceriale (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (44.1° N, 8.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 8.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Argille di Ortovera Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; unlithified, gray claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A.W. Janssen in 1988

Collection methods: bulk

• Repository: Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Primary reference: A. Dulai. 2016. Sporadic Pliocene and Pleistocene brachiopods in Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Leiden, the Netherlands): records from the Mediterranean, and the North Sea Basin. Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica 33:65-98 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187604: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
Terebratula ampulla Brocchi 1814
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Aphelesia bipartita Brocchi 1814