Sorbini Collection (Cretaceous to of Italy)

Where: Lecce, Italy (40.2° N, 18.0° E: paleocoordinates 26.0° N, 16.9° E)

When: Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Campanien superieur et Maastrichtian inferieur des environs de Nardo, province de Lecce, Apulie, Italy du Sud

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. Sorbini in 1977, 1979

Primary reference: L. Taverne and P. Bronzi. 1999. Les poissons Cretaces de Nardo. 9. Note complementaire sur le Saurodontinae (Teleostei, Ichthyodectiformes): Saurodon elongatus, sp. nov. Studi e Ricerche sui Giacimenti Terziari di Bolca 8:105-116 [M. Bell/M. Bell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140248: authorized by Mark Bell, entered by Mark Bell on 06.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae
Saurodon elongatus n. sp. Taverne and Bronzi 1999