Milazzo (USNM collection) (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (38.3° N, 15.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 15.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• Only information given is "Pliocene" but the occurrence is likely to be Pleistocene. Most occurrences of "Stenosarina" sphenoidea at Milazzo are Gelasian in age.

• 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 187745: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Stenosarina sphenoidea" = Gryphus sphenoideus
"Stenosarina sphenoidea" = Gryphus sphenoideus Philippi 1844