Piani di Lanza, Paularo (Carboniferous of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.6° N, 13.2° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° S, 23.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lower Pseudoschwagerina Limestone Formation (Rattendorf Group), Gzhelian (303.7 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black, carbonaceous limestone

• The rock containing the specimen is a black limestone, rich in organic matter and small brachiopods.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Maurizio Tentor in 1983

• Repository: Museo Paleontologico Cittadino of Monfalcone (Gorizia)

•The specimen here described was found in 1983 by Maurizio Tentor and other members of the Gruppo Speleologico A.D.F. of Monfalcone (Gorizia).

Primary reference: F. M. Dalla Vecchia. 2000. A new petalodont tooth (Chondrichthyes, Petalodontiformes) from the Lower Permian of the Carnic Alps (Friuli, NE Italy). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 39(2):225-228 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131578: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 26.07.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae
Petalorhynchus sp. Newberry and Worthen 1866 chimaera
MPCM 6072