Podere Volpaia (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Tuscany, Italy (43.5° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: MLP1 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 190384: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Physeteridae
Physeteridae indet. Gray 1821 sperm whale