Val Serrata (Triassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (45.9° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 7.9° N, 20.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Meride Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• From the Upper Meride Limestone, but below the Kalkschieferzone.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by David Cook in 1995

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float),

• Repository: Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale (Lugano)

Primary reference: A. López-Arbarello, T. Bürgin, H. Furrer and R. Stockar. 2016. New holostean fishes (Actinopterygii: Neopterygii) from the Middle Triassic of the Monte San Giorgio (Canton Ticino, Switzerland). PeerJ 4(e2234):1-61 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 180687: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.07.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Holostei -
Ticinolepis longaeva López-Arbarello et al. 2016