Praia do Cavalo tracksite (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Cabo Espichel

Where: Lisboa, Portugal (38.4° N, 9.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 0.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Espichel Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• "Portlandian A" or lower Portlandian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Dantas, V. F. dos Santos, M. G. Lockley and C. A. Meyer. 1995. Footprint evidence for limping dinosaurs from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. In M. G. Lockley, V. F. dos Santos, C. A. Meyer, & A. P. Hunt (eds.), Aspects of Sauropod Paleobiology. GAIA 10:43-48 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74052: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.07.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Megalosauridae - Megalosauridae
Megalosauridae indet. Fitzinger 1843 dinosaur
"limping" trackway