Praia do Sul, Ribomar (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Ribamar

Where: Lisboa, Portugal (39.1° N, 9.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Freixial Member (Farta Pao Formation), Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• formation name also = Assenta Mb of Lourinha Fm.; uppermost lower to upper Tithonian age based on invertebrate biostratigraphy

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; fine-grained, medium, micaceous, intraclastic sandstone

• "a fluvial/upper delta plain environment"
• "a micaceous medium- to fine-grained sandstone, with cross-bedding, some mudclasts and abundant carbonized plant debris"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. Zbyszewski in 1963-1964

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: P. M. Galton. 1980. Partial skeleton of Dracopelta zbyszewskii n. gen. and n. sp., an ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. GĂ©obios 13(3):451-457 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47364: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.02.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Ornithischia -
Dracopelta zbyszewskii n. gen. n. sp.
Dracopelta zbyszewskii n. gen. n. sp. Galton 1980 ornithischian
MIGM 5787