Cà del Frate, Viggiù, Monte San Giorgio (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.9° N, 8.9° E: paleocoordinates 8.8° N, 20.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kalkschiefer Member (Meride Formation), Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• Uppermost Ladinian, middle Kalkschiefer zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: "Recent collections" in the 1990s. Repository: Civico Museo Insubrico di Storia Naturale di Induno Olona.

Primary reference: A. Tintori and S. Renesto. 1983. The Macrosemiidae (Pisces, Actinopterygii) from the Upper Triassic of Lombardy (N. Italy). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 89(2):209-222 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 116568: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.09.2011, edited by Trisha Wolfe, Roger Benson, Priscilla Vazquez and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Perleidiformes -
Daninia spinosa n. gen. n. sp.4
Daninia spinosa n. gen. n. sp.4 Lombardo 2001
MCSNIO P668, 618, 666, 667, 669-675
 Perleidiformes - Perleididae
Perleidus altolepis2 Deecke 1889
Dipteronotus olgiatii n. sp.10 Tintori 1990
 Palaeonisciformes -
Caelatichthys nitens n. gen. n. sp.5
Caelatichthys nitens n. gen. n. sp.5 Lombardo 2002
MCSNIO P561, 464-5, 555-6, 559, 562, 554, 558, 560, 563-599
 Prohaleciteiformes - Prohaleciteidae
Prohalecites sp.1
MCSNIO P378-1, 657-8
Prohalecites porroi9 Bellotti 1857
MCSNIO P15L, 331, 342-3, 349a, 335, 338, 352, 355, 358, 361-1, 361-2, 362, 364, 368, 370-1, 370-2, 370-3, 370-4, 372, 374-1, 374-2, 377, 378-1, 378-2, 379, 384, 393-4, 397, 400, 407, 410, 413, 651-6, 659a-d, and hundreds more
 Holostei -
Sangiorgioichthys aldae n. gen.11 Tintori and Lombardo 2007
 Semionotiformes - Macrosemiidae
Legnonotus obtusus n. sp. Tintori and Renesto 1983
 Ionoscopiformes - Furidae
Archaeosemionotus sp.6 Deecke 1889
MCSNIO P456
 Panxianichthyiformes - Panxianichthyidae
Allolepidotus bellottii4 Rueppell 1857
MCSNIO P643-660, 669-677, 682-685, 688-690
 Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae
Peltopleurus nuptialis n. sp.3 Lombardo 1999
Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Lariosauridae
Neusticosaurus edwardsii n. sp.8 Sander 1989 nothosaur
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Lariosaurus sp.7 Curioni 1847 diapsid
juvenile
Lariosaurus valceresii n. sp.7 Tintori and Renesto 1990 diapsid
Holotype specimen in Museo Civico di Szienze Naturali di Induno Olona (P 500)