Pesciara di Bolca (Monte Bolca, Cerato family collection) (Eocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.6° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 10.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pesciara Formation, Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• From the lower part of the Pesciara limestone, dated as Ypresian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• Extensional basins formed from rifting of Trento platform.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Museum of the Cerato Family (via San Giovanni Battista, 50-37030 Bolca di Vestenanova-Verona)

Primary reference: G. Kühl and W. R. Lourenço. 2017. A new genus and species of fossil scorpion (?Euscorpiidae) from the Early–Middle Eocene of Pesciara (Bolca, Italy). PalZ 91:283-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188969: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scorpiones - Euscorpiidae
Eoeuscorpius ceratoi n. gen. n. sp.
Eoeuscorpius ceratoi n. gen. n. sp. Kühl and Lourenço 2017 scorpion