Pieve Santa Luce (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (43.5° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 10.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: MPL4b/MPL5a other zone, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Lucinoma bed

Environment/lithology: coastal; mudstone

• shelf mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Dominici, S. Danise, and M. Benvenuti. 2018. Pliocene stratigraphic paleobiology in Tuscany and the fossil record of marine megafauna. Earth-Science Reviews 176:277-310 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190380: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Balaenidae
"Balaena forsythmajori n. sp." = Balaenula forsythmajori
"Balaena forsythmajori n. sp." = Balaenula forsythmajori Pilleri 1987 right whale