Praia da Areia Branca (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Plage d'Arcia Branca

Where: Lisboa, Portugal (39.3° N, 9.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Praia da Amoreira-Porto Novo Member (Lourinhã Formation), Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• orig. Sobral Mb. of Farta Pao Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1947

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent and G. Zbyszewski. 1951. Découverte d'une riche faune de Reptiles Dinosauriens dans le Jurassique supérieur du Portugal [Discovery of a rich fauna of dinosaurian reptiles in the Upper Jurassic of Portugal]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 233:1125-1127 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49223: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.04.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Titanosauriformes indet. Salgado et al. 1997 sauropod