Via Cortina d'Ampezzo (Rome) (Pleistocene of Italy)

Where: Lazio, Italy (41.9° N, 12.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 12.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Via Cortina d'Ampezzo Formation, Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• "during the first phase of Sabatine vulcanism", post-Villafranchian and before the Mindel glacial, probably contemporaneous with the Flaminio erosive priod.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pebbly, gray, yellow tuff and conglomerate

• gray tuff with small yellow pebbles

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 1973

Collection methods: bulk, salvage,

• includes a single "chopping tool"

Primary reference: S. Durante. 1973. Segnalazione di un giacimento pleistocenico con Leptobos a Roma. Quaternaria 17:413-416 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36371: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Sus sp. Linnaeus 1758 pig
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Leptobos sp. Rütimeyer 1877 antelope