Praia da Salema trackway (Cretaceous of Portugal)

Also known as Salema beach, Vila do Bispo

Where: Algarve, Portugal (37.1° N, 8.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• two levels

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; dolomite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by C. Coke, C. Coutinho in 1995–1996

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• discovered by Carlos Coke (UTAD)

Primary reference: V. F. dos Santos. 1998. Dinosaur tracksites in Portugal: the Jurassic-Cretaceous record. In A. M. G. de Carvalho, A. M. Andrade, V. F. dos Santos, J. Cascalho, R. Taborda, (eds.), I Encontro Internacional sobre Paleobiologia dos Dinossáurios. Museu Nacional de História Natural, Lisboa 7-16 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49279: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
tracks at other levels from SAL1