First fossil asellote (Isopoda: Asellota), from the Upper Triassic (Norian) of the Carnic Prealps (Friuli, northeastern Italy)

@article{Selden2016FirstFA,
  title={First fossil asellote (Isopoda: Asellota), from the Upper Triassic (Norian) of the Carnic Prealps (Friuli, northeastern Italy)},
  author={P. Selden and G. Wilson and L. Simonetto and F. M. D. Vecchia},
  journal={Journal of Crustacean Biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={68-86}
}
The first asellote isopod from the fossil record is described here as Fornicaris calligarisi Wilson and Selden, n. gen. and sp. The two specimens, both probably males, showing dorsal morphology, come from loose material of the Dolomia di Forni Formation in the bed of the Tagliamento River below the town of Forni di Sotto, Udine Province, Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region, northeastern Italy. The Dolomia di Forni Formation is Triassic (Norian) in age, and the fossils date from… Expand
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