Lagosteiros B tracksite (Cretaceous of Portugal)

Where: Setúbal, Portugal (38.4° N, 9.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.0° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladeiras Formation, Hauterivian (132.9 - 129.4 Ma)

• orig. "Calcários Corálicos de Lagosteiros"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; calcareous sandstone

• "calciclastic sands"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by M. Antunes in 1971

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192730: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.04.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Neosauropus lagosteirensis n. gen. n. sp. Antunes 1976 dinosaur
14-16 tracks over 50 m
 Ornithischia -
? Ornithopoda indet. ornithopod
more like Camptosaurus than Iguanodon
Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825 ornithopod
2 trackways, 4 isolated tracks
 Saurischia -
? Sauropoda indet. sauropod
"not impossible that they were produced by stegosaurians or ankylosaurians"; 1 trackway, 2 isolated tracks
 Theropoda -
Megalosauropus (Eutynichnium) gomesi n. sp. Antunes 1976 theropod
10 tracks