Monte Bamboli Lignite Mine (Miocene of Italy)

Also known as Montebamboli, Grosseto

Where: Toscany, Italy (43.0° N, 10.9° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 10.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• V2 faunal complex

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lignite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: H. Thomas. 1984. Les origines africaines des Bovidae (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) miocenes des lignites de Grosseto (Toscane, Italie). Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Section C 6(1):81-101 [E. Fara/E. Fara/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36113: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 14.01.2004, edited by Philip Mannion and Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

• incomplete
Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylus bambolii n. sp.1 Ristori 1890 crocodile
IGF 11763 (partial skull)
Mammalia
 Primates - Hominidae
Oreopithecus bambolii n. gen. n. sp.2
Oreopithecus bambolii n. gen. n. sp.2 Gervais 1871 ape
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Tyrrhenotragus gracillimus Weithofer 1888 antelope
Maremmia sp. Hurzeler and Engesser 1976 antelope