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Meleto, Castelnuovo del Sabbioni lake, Eastern Tuscany (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Tuscany, Italy (43.6° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 11.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: MN 16 (3.2 - 2.6 Ma)

• Early Villanyian, MN 16a, Middle Pliocene, Triversa faunal unit.

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• 'Dai depositi del primo cciclo lacustre, il Lago del Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni.'
• clay.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Kotsakis. 1986. Elementi di paleobiogeographia dei mammiferi Terziari dell Italia. Hystrix 1:25-68 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49406: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 15.04.2005