Lagosteiros B 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
? Ornithopoda indet. Marsh 1881
3 specimens
more like Camptosaurus than Iguanodon
Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825
6 individuals
2 trackways, 4 isolated tracks
Neosauropus lagosteirensis n. gen., n. sp. Antunes 1976
1 individual
nomen dubium belonging to Dinosauria
14-16 tracks over 50 m
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
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: orig. "Calcários Corálicos de Lagosteiros"
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:2023-11-21 16:23:39
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]
79841 S. Figueiredo, P. Dinis, P. Rosina and I. Bachtsevanidou Strantzali. 2017. A new record of a possible ornithopod footprint from the Lower Cretaceous of Cabo Espichel (Sesimbra, Portugal). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 56(2):217-231 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
75421 S. D. Figueiredo, C. N. d. Carvalho, P. P. Cunha and I. S. Carvalho. 2021. New dinosaur tracks from the lower Barremian of Portugal (Areia do Mastro Formation, Cape Espichel). Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection 9:84-96 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
86555 S. D. Figueiredo, I. S. Carvalho, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, P. P. Cunha, V. Antunes and I. Díaz-Martínez. 2022. New ornithopod footprints from the Areia do Mastro Formation (Lower Cretaceous), Espichel Cape (Portugal, Western Iberia) and their context in the Iberian ichnological ornithopod record. Cretaceous Research 131:105069 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
81822 S. D. Figueiredo, P. P. Cunha, X. Pereda Suberbiola, C. N. Carvalho, I. S. Carvalho, E. Buffetaut, H. Tong, M. Fernanda Sousa, V. Antunes and R. Anastácio. 2022. The dinosaur tracksite from the lower Barremian of Areia do Mastro Formation (Cabo Espichel, Portugal): implications for dinosaur behavior. Cretaceous Research 137:105219 [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]
79840 V. F. Santos, P. M. Callapez, and N. P. C. Rodrigues. 2013. Dinosaur footprints from the Lower Cretaceous of the Algarve Basin (Portugal): new data on the ornithopod palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography of the Iberian Peninsula. Cretaceous Research 40:158-169 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]