Polazzo site A (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Gorizia, Italy (45.9° N, 13.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 14.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 83.6 Ma)

• Upper part of the ‘calcari di Aurisina’

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Poyato-Ariza. 2010. Polazzodus, gen. nov., A New Pycnodont Fish from the Late Cretaceous of Northeastern Italy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(3):650-664 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 103811: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.02.2011, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Chelonia indet.
Disarticulated bones of non-marine chelonians
 Teleostei -
Anguilliformes indet. Greenwood et al. 1966 eel
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Enchodus sp. Agassiz 1843
 Teleostei -
 Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae
Rhynchodercetis sp. Arambourg 1943
 Teleostei -
Clupeiformes indet. Bleeker 1859
 Gonorhynchiformes - Chanidae
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Polazzodus coronatus n. gen. n. sp.
Polazzodus coronatus n. gen. n. sp. Poyato-Ariza 2010
 Loricata -
Crocodyliformes indet. Hay 1930 crocodilian
Worn tooth
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Pagiophyllum sp. Heer 1881
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Frenelopsis sp. Fontaine 1889
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
cf. Sphenolepis sp. Agassiz 1843
 Ginkgoales -
Ginkgoales indet. Goroschankin 1904
Angiospermae indet. Mabberley 2000