Montemassi Lignite Mine, Grosseto province (Miocene of Italy)

Also known as Monte Massi

Where: Toscany, Italy (43.0° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 42.3° N, 9.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)

• 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 36115: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 14.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• incomplete
Mammalia
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Maremmia haupti Major 1873 antelope