Guazzino: Piacenzian, Italy

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae
Stenella sp. (Gray 1866)
see common names

Coordinates: 43.2° North, 11.8° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:43.1° North, 11.7° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Neogene Epoch:Pliocene
Stage:Piacenzian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Piacenzian
Age range of interval:3.60000 - 2.58800 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: mudstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: shelf mudstone
Environment:coastal indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:52065
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Modifier:M. Uhen Research group:vertebrate
Created:2005-07-18 11:52:28 Last modified:2018-01-20 14:40:29
Access level:the public Released:2005-07-18 11:52:28
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

12278. G. Bianucci. 1996. The Odontoceti (Mammalia, Cetacea) from Italian Pliocene systematics and phylogenesis of Delphinidae. Palaeontologrphia Italia 83:73-167 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]

Secondary references:

64034 S. Dominici, S. Danise, and M. Benvenuti. 2018. Pliocene stratigraphic paleobiology in Tuscany and the fossil record of marine megafauna. Earth-Science Reviews 176:277-310 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]
64531 G. Manganelli and A. Benocci. 2014. I cetacei fossili del Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Accademia dei Fisiocritici di Siena. Museologia Scientifica Memorie 13:103-110 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]