Zambujal de Baixo tracksite: Kimmeridgian, Portugal

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Pteraichnidae
Pteraichnus sp. Stokes 1957
2 specimens
Manus tracks
? Sauropoda indet. (Marsh 1878)
Possible tracks
? Theropoda indet. (Marsh 1881)
Possible tracks
see common names

Country:Portugal State/province:Setúba County:Sesimbra
Coordinates: 38.5° North, 9.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:32.8° North, 0.9° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:161 meters
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Jurassic Epoch:Late/Upper Jurassic
Stage:Kimmeridgian 10 m.y. bin:Jurassic 5
Key time interval:Kimmeridgian
Age range of interval:157.30000 - 152.10000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: Top of the Azóia Formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "limestone"
Environment:shallow subtidal indet.
Modes of preservation:cast,trace
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Spatial orientation:life position
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),observed (not collected)
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:97524
Authorizer:R. Butler Enterer:R. Butler
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2010-08-04 13:10:38 Last modified:2022-06-07 11:00:01
Access level:the public Released:2010-08-04 13:10:38
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

33269. O. Mateus and J. Milàn. 2010. First records of crocodyle and pterosaur tracks in the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. In J. Milàn, S. G. Lucas, M. G. Lockley, J. A. Spielmann (eds.), Crocodyle tracks and traces. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin 51:83-87 [R. Butler/R. Butler]

Secondary references:

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]
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]