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Small valley a little below the Church of Our Lady of Andria (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Apulia, Italy (41.2° N, 16.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 16.2° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calcarenite di Gravina Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified packstone

• "tuffaceous concretions" in Colonna - a calcarenite

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Specimen(s) now lost

Primary reference: F. Colonna. 1616. Purpura. Hoc est de purpura ab animali testaceo fusa, de hoc ipso animali, aliisquibus rarioribus testaceis quibusdam 4:1-42 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/S. Bruning] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135545: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.10.2012

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