La Secca (Cretaceous of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.1° N, 12.3° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 14.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scaglia Rossa Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Natural HistoryMuseum of Padua

Primary reference: A. Palci, M. W. Caldwell, C. A. Papazzoni and E. Forniciari. 2014. Mosasaurine mosasaurs (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from northern Italy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(3):549-559 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156033: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 07.05.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Prognathodon sp. Dollo 1889 mosasaur
NHMP 5534–5539