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Rifugio Dibona (Triassic of Italy)

Where: Belluno, Italy (46.5° N, 12.1° E: paleocoordinates 18.4° N, 17.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Durrenstein Formation, Tuvalian (232.0 - 221.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; ferruginous sandstone

• "A well-classed sandstone with grains of 'pietra verde' and iron minerals and without fossils. It was found in a section of sandstone, oolitic-bioclastic grainstone and shale"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Nereo Preto

Primary reference: M. Dalla Vecchia and M. Avanzini. 2002. New findings of isolated remains of Triassic reptiles from Northeastern Italy. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 42(2-3):215-235 [M. Carrano/H. Street] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 99311: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 05.11.2010

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