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St. Cassian (Wiener Hofsmuseums coll) (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.6° N, 11.9° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° N, 20.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cassian Formation, Julian (235.0 - 232.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Collected in 1885-1891; reposited in the NHMW

• "Significant acquisitions and collections made by the Wiener Hofsmuseums (now NHMW) in the last six years"

Primary reference: E. Kittl. 1891. Die Gastropoden der Schichten von St. Cassian der südalpinen Trias. I. Theil. Annalen des Kaiserlich-Königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 6:166-262 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144631: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.05.2013

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