La Torrazza (Pliocene of Italy)

Also known as Chiavenna

Where: Piacenza, Italy (44.8° N, 9.8° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• lower Pliocene

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Del Prato. 1898. Il Tursiops capellinii Sacco del Pliocene Piacentino. Palaeontographia Italica 3:1-14 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 67108: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 08.11.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cetacea -
Odontoceti indet.1 Flower 1867 toothed whale
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
"Delphinus cortesii n. sp." = Hemisyntrachelus cortesii2, "Tursiops capellinii n. sp." = Hemisyntrachelus cortesii
"Delphinus cortesii n. sp." = Hemisyntrachelus cortesii2 Fischer 1829 dolphin
"Tursiops capellinii n. sp." = Hemisyntrachelus cortesii Fischer 1829 dolphin