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Libano (Miocene of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.1° N, 12.2° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 11.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Libano Sandstone Formation, Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• age is from Bianucci and Landini (2002), Geobios Memoire special no. 24

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone

• molasse di Bolzano e di Liban a Mammiferi

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: G. Dal Piaz. 1916. Gli Odontoceti del Miocene Bellunese, Parte Prima: Rassegna storica e studio stratigrafico. Memoirie dell'Instituto geologico della R. UniversitÓ di Padova 5:1-25 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 47623: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.02.2005

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