Gravina (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.8° N, 16.4° E: paleocoordinates 40.7° N, 16.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• Orizzonte stratigrafico: sedimenti marini del Pliocene

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Moncharmont Zei. 1956. Hesperoinia dalpiazi n. g. et n. sp. (Platanistidae, Cetacea) della Pietra Leccese. Memoire degli Instituti di Geologia e Mineralogia dell'Universit√° di Padova 19:3-11 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191279: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
"Plesiocetus garopii" = Balaenoptera garopii
"Plesiocetus garopii" = Balaenoptera garopii Van Beneden 1859 rorqual