Peccioli (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (43.6° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 10.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Sabbie di S. Giusto Member (Villamagna Formation), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. Bianucci and W. Landini. 2005. I paleositi a vertebrati fossili della Provinia di Pisa. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali - Memorie serie A 110:1-21 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 96738: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.06.2010

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon polygyrus" = Carcharocles chubutensis
"Carcharodon polygyrus" = Carcharocles chubutensis Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus egertoni Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Archidiskodon gromovi" = Mammuthus, "Archidiskodon meridionalis" = Mammuthus meridionalis, "Elephas meridionalis" = Mammuthus meridionalis
"Archidiskodon gromovi" = Mammuthus mammoth
"Archidiskodon meridionalis" = Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth
subspecies vestinus
"Elephas meridionalis" = Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth