Lombardian Alps, Conchodon Formation (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.0° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 14.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Conchodon Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• The Zu Limestone grades upwards into the Conchodon Formation (and its eastern equivalent, the Corna Formation).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• The Conchodon Formation occurs as a thick, massive sequence of limestone and dolostone.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. A. McRoberts, C. R. Newton, and A. Allasinaz. 1995. End-triassic bivalve extinction: Lombardian alps, Italy. Historical Biology 9:297-317 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38169: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 17.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
Atreta intusstriata Emmrich 1853 scallop
 Megalodontida - Megalodontidae