Pedreira do Avelino tracksite, level 3 (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Zambujal de Baixo

Where: Setúbal, Portugal (38.4° N, 9.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Azóia Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• 15 m below base of overlying Espichel Series

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: M. G. Lockley and V. F. dos Santos. 1993. A preliminary report on sauropod trackways from the Avelino site, Sesimbra region, Upper Jurassic Portugal. GAIA 6:381-42 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 61664: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.06.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Parabrontopodidae
Parabrontopodus sp. Lockley et al. 1995 sauropod
108 total tracks; "narrow-gauge"