Punta di Zonia, upper horizon (Triassic to of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.5° N, 12.1° E: paleocoordinates 6.9° N, 22.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Marmolada Formation, Illyrian to Illyrian (247.2 - 235.0 Ma)

• The comparison of the ammonoids with the fossil succession in the "Buchenstein Beds" clearly documents stratigraphic condensation. Spans latest Anisian to early Ladinian.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Palaontologisches Institut und Museum Zurich (PIMUZ)

Primary reference: P. Brack and H. Rieber. 1993. Towards a better definition of the Anisian/Ladinian boundary: new biostratigraphic data and correlations of boundary sections from the Southern Alps. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 86(2):415-527 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190093: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Sturiidae
Sturia sp. Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Gymnitidae
Epigymnites sp. Diener 1916 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Trachyceratidae
Eoprotrachyceras sp. Tozer 1980 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Ceratitidae
Chieseiceras chiesense Mojsisovics 1882 ceratite