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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2006
PALAIOS (2006) 21 (5): 493–498.
...PAUL P. A. MAZZA Abstract The record of fossil mammalian remains from Poggio Rosso, Upper Valdarno, represents one of the richest samples for deciphering paleobiological information on latest Pliocene land faunas of central Italy. The taphonomic imprinting of this bone accumulation formed...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
PALAIOS (2004) 19 (3): 227–248.
...PAUL P.A. MAZZA; ADELE BERTINI; MAURIZIO MAGI Abstract Taphonomic, paleobiological, and paleoecological analyses have been conducted on a rich bone accumulation on Poggio Rosso in the Upper Valdarno basin (Tuscany, central Italy). Fossil mammalian remains from the Upper Valdarno, including the type...
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FIGURE 1 —Relative abundance of ungulates in <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> based on counts o...
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Published: 01 October 2006
FIGURE 1 —Relative abundance of ungulates in Poggio Rosso based on counts of teeth and forelimb and hindlimb longbones; size estimates obtained applying the allometric scaling of Schmidt-Nielsen (1984) , Reitz and Quitmyer (1988) , and Prange, Anderson, and Rahn (1979) . The diagram shows
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FIGURE 3 —Spatial distribution of the <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> bones. The rose diagram ...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 3 —Spatial distribution of the Poggio Rosso bones. The rose diagram shows that 42% of the Poggio Rosso bones were orientated NW–SE, 35% NNE–SSW, while a small number lay E–W
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FIGURE 5 —Simplified geological map of the Matassino-<b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> area
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Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 5 —Simplified geological map of the Matassino-Poggio Rosso area
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FIGURE 7 —Details of the <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> sedimentary sequence. Note tools for ...
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Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 7 —Details of the Poggio Rosso sedimentary sequence. Note tools for scale. (A) Plan view of well developed polygonal fractures (desiccation cracks) in lithofacies B sandy–clayey sediments. Calcite- cemented fracture-fill in positive relief due to weathering. (B) Coalesced carbonate nodules
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FIGURE 8 —<b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> sedimentary sequence. (A) Margin of a U- shaped chan...
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Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 8 —Poggio Rosso sedimentary sequence. (A) Margin of a U- shaped channelized sand body (Lithofacies C) incised and overlain by thinly bedded pedogenized clayey–sandy overbank deposits (Lithofacies B). (B) Sheet-sand body with slightly erosive base at the top of the outcropping Poggio Rosso
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FIGURE 10 —Relative mammalian taxa abundances in the <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> assemblag...
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Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 10 —Relative mammalian taxa abundances in the Poggio Rosso assemblage. (A)—Ir = Index of skeletal representation (according to Arribas and Palmqvist, 1998 ). The pattern of the skeletal representation index is plotted against the MNI and MNE curves in order to show the relative amounts
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FIGURE 11 —Abundance–size relation in the <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> assemblage. (A) Abun...
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Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 11 —Abundance–size relation in the Poggio Rosso assemblage. (A) Abundance (A)-size (W) relation; the relative abundance of a species is a function of both its population density and turnover rate, which in turn are inversely related to body weight. (B) Modified abundance (A corr )-size (W
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FIGURE 14 —Bone preservation and damage. In the <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> assemblage, bo...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 14 —Bone preservation and damage. In the Poggio Rosso assemblage, bone abundance increases with increasing size, while bones of medium-sized prey are the most intensely damaged. (A) Proportion of preserved bones in relation to body mass. (B) Relative proportion of damaged and undamaged bones
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FIGURE 16 —Multivariate analysis of the <b>Poggio</b> <b>Rosso</b> bone accumulation. The...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 16 —Multivariate analysis of the Poggio Rosso bone accumulation. These curves show the composite taphonomic history of the Poggio Rosso assemblage. The upper part of the assemblage data curve is comparable to those of mass death events. The quarry data curve shows that the accumulation
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FIGURE 9 —Percentage-pollen diagram and pollen concentrations of the <b>Poggio</b>...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 9 —Percentage-pollen diagram and pollen concentrations of the Poggio Rosso section. See Fig. 6 for lithofacies and lithostratigraphic legend
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2020
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2020) 139 (1): 9–29.
... platform margins. Here we present a noticeable exception where Toarcian calciclastic deposits made of pelagic carbonate elements are embedded in other pelagic carbonates. Selected outcrops pertaining to the Rosso Ammonitico Fm of three different pelagic carbonate platform (PCP)-basin systems were studied...
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Published: 01 January 2000
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2000) 119 (1): 69–83.
...-scale blind thrusts in the core of the Narni anticline; - nucleation of the Narni thrust system and emplacement of the three above described main tectonic units; - activation of a conjugate strike slip fault system among which the most important structures are the right-handed Narni-Poggio Macchie fault...
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TABLE 2 —Measured and calculated values for taphonomic variables of the Pog...
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Published: 01 June 2004
TABLE 2 —Measured and calculated values for taphonomic variables of the Poggio Rosso mammalian bone accumulation
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FIGURE 6 —Vertical lithofacies sequence and lithostratigraphic units of the...
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Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 6 —Vertical lithofacies sequence and lithostratigraphic units of the Poggio Rosso clay pit
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FIGURE 13 —Carnivore ravaging. Considered together, (A) and (B) show that P...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
FIGURE 13 —Carnivore ravaging. Considered together, (A) and (B) show that Poggio Rosso has characteristics of both a kill site and a den or lair. Carcass parts probably were consumed in part at the kill site and then culled, transported, and amassed elsewhere. Poggio Rosso may have been a sort
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TABLE 1 —Frequencies of the skeletal elements and quantitative units of the...
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Published: 01 June 2004
TABLE 1 —Frequencies of the skeletal elements and quantitative units of the Poggio Rosso mammalian species. NISP = number of identified specimens, MNI = minimum number of individuals, MNE = minimum number of elements
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FIGURE 5 —Scatterplot of the proportion of juvenile individuals (estimated ...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2006
FIGURE 5 —Scatterplot of the proportion of juvenile individuals (estimated from MNI counts) to adult body mass (in kg) for all the ungulate species of the Poggio Rosso assemblage. The diagram shows that the number of juveniles is independent of body size of species (the idea for this relationship
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FIGURE 7 —Bar diagram showing the relative abundances of ungulate size clas...
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Published: 01 October 2006
FIGURE 7 —Bar diagram showing the relative abundances of ungulate size classes in the ungulate sample from Poggio Rosso and in the prey hunted and scavenged by modern spotted hyenas ( Crocuta crocuta ) in the Serengeti National Park (data from Kruuk, 1972 ; the idea of this diagram was drawn from