Monte San Giorgio, point 902, layer 144 (Triassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (45.9° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 7.0° N, 21.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grenzbitumenzone Member (Besano Formation), Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified dolomite and lithified, black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by B. Peyer, PIMUZ in 1950-1968

Collection methods: quarrying,

• "Tessin collection" of the Palaontologisches Institut und Museum der Universitat Zurich (PIMUZ T. numbers), collected intensively from 1950-1968.

Primary reference: A. López-Arbarello, T. Bürgin, H. Furrer and R. Stockar. 2016. New holostean fishes (Actinopterygii: Neopterygii) from the Middle Triassic of the Monte San Giorgio (Canton Ticino, Switzerland). PeerJ 4(e2234):1-61 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190025: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Holostei -
Ticinolepis sp. López-Arbarello et al. 2016