Lagosteiros tracksite: Hauterivian, Portugal
collected by M. Antunes 1971

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
? Sauropoda indet. (Marsh 1878)
3 individuals
"not impossible that they were produced by stegosaurians or ankylosaurians"; 1 trackway, 2 isolated tracks
Megalosauropus (Eutynichnium) gomesi n. sp. Antunes 1976
4 individuals
10 tracks
Neosauropus lagosteirensis n. gen., n. sp. Antunes 1976
1 individual
nomen dubium belonging to Dinosauria
14-16 tracks over 50 m
? Ornithopoda indet. Marsh 1881
3 specimens
more like Camptosaurus than Iguanodon
Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825
6 individuals
2 trackways, 4 isolated tracks
see common names

Country:Portugal State/province:Setúbal
Coordinates: 38.4° North, 9.2° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.0° North, 1.1° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Stage:Hauterivian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 2
Key time interval:Hauterivian
Age range of interval:132.90000 - 129.40000 m.y. ago
Formation:Calcários Corálicos de Lagosteiros
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: calcareous sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "calciclastic sands"
Modes of preservation:mold/impression,trace
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Spatial orientation:life position
Associated major elements:many
Disassociated major elements:many
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Spatial resolution:autochthonous
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),observed (not collected)
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:M. Antunes Collection dates:1971
Database number:192730
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2018-04-17 15:40:35 Last modified:2019-10-28 10:16:33
Access level:the public Released:2018-04-17 15:40:35
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

65423. M. T. Antunes. 1976. Dinossáurios Eocretácicos de Lagosteiros [Early Cretaceous dinosaurs of Lagosteiros]. Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Ciências da Terra 1:1-35 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

65917 M. Avanzini, G. Leonardi, and P. Mietto. 2003. Lavinipes cheminii ichnogen., ichnosp. nov., a possible sauropodomorph track from the Lower Jurassic of the Italian Alps. Ichnos 10(2–4):179-193 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
65420 M. G. Lockley, K. J. Houck, and N. K. Prince. 1986. North America's largest dinosaur trackway site: implications for Morrison Formation paleoecology. Geological Society America Bulletin 97:1163-1176 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
70661 V. F. Santos, P. Caetano, and A. Pólvora. 2016. Sesimbra Geocircuit and dinosaur tracksites. Comunicações Geológicas 103(Especial 1):153-158 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]