"Cerâmica do Mondego" quarry, Taveiro (Cretaceous of Portugal)

Where: Coimbra, Portugal (40.2° N, 8.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 7.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Argilas de Aveiro Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone

• "fluviatile"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by M. T. Antunes & G. Manuppella in 1968-

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes, D. Sigogneau-Russell, and D. E. Russell. 1986. Sur quelques dents de Mammifères du Crétacé supérieur de Taveiro, Portugal (Note préliminaire) [On several mammal teeth from the Upper Cretaceous of Taveiro, Portugal (preliminary note)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série II 303(13):1247-1250 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49276: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
 Theropoda -
Theropoda "indet. B"1 theropod
TV 31, 51, 54, 56, 57
 Saurischia -
Tetanurae indet.3 Gauthier 1986 tetanuran
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet.1 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
TV 47
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
cf. Troodontidae indet.1 Gilmore 1924 coelurosaur
Euronychodon portucalensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Antunes and Sigogneau-Russell 1991 coelurosaur
TV 18-20
 Avetheropoda - Coeluridae
aff. Coeluridae "indet. A"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
TV 24, 28-30, 48
aff. Coeluridae "indet. B"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
TV 22, 23, 26
aff. Coeluridae "indet. C"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
TV 25, 44, 45
 Ornithischia -
Taveirosaurus costai n. gen. n. sp.2
Taveirosaurus costai n. gen. n. sp.2 Antunes and Sigogneau-Russell 1991 Taveiro lizard
TV 6-11, 13-16
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet.1 bird foot dinosaur
TV 35, 39, 40
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida -
Placentalia indet. Owen 1837 placental
TV5
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
aff. Leptacodon sp. Matthew and Granger 1921 placental
TV4
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
aff. Pediomys sp. Marsh 1889 metatherian
TV3
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
aff. Alphadon sp. Simpson 1927 marsupial
TV1, 2