Fiumi Santo (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (40.8° N, 8.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 5.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• late Tortonian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Primary reference: L. Abbazzi, M. Delfino, G. Gallai, L. Trebini, and L. Rook. 2008. New Data on the vertebrate assemblage of Fiume Santo (North-West Sardinia, Italy), and overview on the Late Miocene Tusco-Sardinian Palaeobioprovince. Palaeontology 51(2):425-451 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 92904: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 04.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
"Chelonii indet." = Testudines
"Chelonii indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Primates - Hominidae
Oreopithecus sp. Gervais 1872 ape
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustelidae indet. Fischer 1817 mustelid carnivore
 Ungulata - Suidae
Eumaiochoerus cf. etruscus Hurzeler 1982 pig
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Umbrotherium azarolii n. gen. n. sp.
Umbrotherium azarolii n. gen. n. sp. giraffe
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Turritragus casteanensis n. gen. n. sp. Abbazzi et al. 2008 antelope
originally entered as "Turritragus castanensis"
? Neotragini indet. Sclater and Thomas 1894 antelope
Tyrrhenotragus gracillimus Weithofer 1888 antelope
Maremmia cf. lorenzi Hurzeler and Engesser 1976 antelope
Etruria viallii n. gen. n. sp. Abbazzi et al. 2008 antelope