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Agnano tracksite, Monte Pisano (Triassic of Italy)

Also known as La Costia, Monti Pisano, AGMP

Where: Toscana, Italy (43.7° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 11.6° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Quarziti de Monte Serra Formation, Carnian (235.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• upper Carnian; orig. thought to be Cretaceous; layer also referred to as "Quarziti viola zonate"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; red, argillaceous siltstone and claystone

• delta floodplain
• alternating siltstone and claystone layers

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Fuscini, Huene, Tongiorgi in 1915, 1940, 1980

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1941. Die Tetrapoden-Fährten im toskanischen Verrucano und ihre Bedeutung [The tetrapod trakcs in Tuscan Verrucano and their meaning]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilage-Band, Abteilung B 1941:1-34 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68779: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.02.2007

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