Rometta (USNM collection) (Pliocene to of Italy)

Where: Italy (38.2° N, 15.4° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 15.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Piacenzian to Piacenzian (3.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Only information given is "Pliocene" but the occurrence is likely to be Pleistocene. The Rometta area contains strata that are Piacenzian and late Gelasian-Calabrian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified sandstone

• Poorly lithified based on fossil preservation

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187733: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Eurysina minor" = Gryphus minor, "Stenosarina sphenoidea" = Gryphus sphenoideus
"Eurysina minor" = Gryphus minor Philippi 1836
"Stenosarina sphenoidea" = Gryphus sphenoideus Philippi 1844