Retiro 26, Votorantim quarry, 37,1m (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Sergipe, Brazil (10.8° S, 37.2° W: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 13.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mytiloides labiatus inoceramid zone, Sapucari Member (Cotinguiba Formation), Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• M. nodosoides - K turoniensis ammonite zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. J. Andrade. 2005. Turonian inoceramids and biostratigraphy of the Sergipe Basin, northeastern Brazil: an integrated study of the Votorantim and Nassau quarries. 1-155 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143101: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 19.04.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Mytiloides sp. Brongniart 1822 clam
Mytiloides labiatus Schlotheim 1813 clam
 Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae
Ptychodus decurrens Agassiz 1839 elasmobranch
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Mecaster batnensis Coquand 1862 heart urchin