Arcille, marine mudstone (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Tuscany, Italy (42.8° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 42.3° N, 10.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: MPL2 other zone, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 190383: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet.1 Cuvier 1797 snail
 Istiophoriformes - Istiophoridae
Makaira sp.1 Lacépède 1802
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Metaxytherium subapenninum2 Bruno 1839 dugong
MOm2-1, MOm2-2, MOm2-3, MOm2-4
 Cetacea - Monodontidae
Monodontidae indet.1 Gray 1821 toothed whale