Praia do Areia do Mastro (CPGP collection) (Cretaceous of Portugal)

Also known as Cabo Espichel, Areias do Mastro

Where: Lisboa, Portugal (38.4° N, 9.2° W: paleocoordinates 31.8° N, 1.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Papo Seco Formation, Early/Lower Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2015

Collection methods: surface (in situ),


Primary reference: S. Figueiredo, I. Bachtsevanidou Strantzali, M. Gomes, R. Pimenta, and M. Santos. 2017. Preliminary data of new dinosaurs and turtles remains from the basal deposits of the Papo-Seco Formation in Areias do Mastro's Quarry (Cabo Espichel - Portugal). Arnava 6(1):117-130 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189306: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.10.2017, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata - Goniopholididae
cf. Anteophthalmosuchus sp.1 Salisbury and Naish 2011 crocodilian
 Ornithischia -
Mantellisaurus atherfieldensis2 Hooley 1925 ornithopod
CPGP.01.99.7 (L maxilla), 2 isolated teeth
 Theropoda -
 Theropoda - Spinosauridae
Baryonyx sp.1 Charig and Milner 1986 tetanuran theropod
Isolated tooth (CPGP.1.06.2)
 Theropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet. Colbert and Russell 1969 maniraptoran
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.1 Marsh 1878 sauropod
 Pterosauria - Ornithocheiridae
 Pterosauria -
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Cheloniidae indet. Bonaparte 1832 sea turtle
and Pan-Cheloniidae indet.
 Lepisosteiformes -
"cf. Lepidotus sp." = Lepidotes1
"cf. Lepidotus sp." = Lepidotes1 Agassiz 1832 gar