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Rio Torsero (Pliocene of Italy)

Where: Savona, Italy (43.8° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 7.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• 5.333.81; age after Sorbi et al. 2012

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Sorbi, D. P. Domning, S. C. Vaiani and G. Bianucci. 2012. Metaxytherium subapenninum (Bruno, 1839) (Mammalia, Dugongidae), the latest sirenian of the Mediterranean Basin. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(3):686-707 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124816: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 24.02.2012, edited by Mark Uhen

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