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Sinigaglia (MCSNM collection) (Miocene of Italy)

Also known as Senigallia

Where: Italy (43.7° N, 13.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 13.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

• MN12+MN13

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified lithology not reported

• Likely a similar environment to nearby Monte Castellaro locality

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano

Primary reference: C. A. Bassi. 1841. Memoria intorno allo studio degl'Insetti fossili in genere. Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani, Tenuta in Firenze 400-401 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156579: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.05.2014

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