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Pietra di Salomone megablock, USNM collection, Sosio Valley, Sicily (Permian of Italy)

Where: Italy (37.7° N, 13.4° E: paleocoordinates 5.5° S, 21.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wordian (268.0 - 265.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: platform or shelf-margin reef; lithified reef rocks and lithified rudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. H. Mapes, S. Niko, J. Fryda and A. N├╝tzel. 2007. A newly hatched coiled nautiloid from the Permian of Italy. Journal of Paleontology 81:1118-1121 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 112952: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.07.2011

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