"Cerâmica Vouga" quarry, Quinta do Vilar (Cretaceous of Portugal)

Also known as Empresa Ceramica do Vouga; Aveiro

Where: Aveiro, Portugal (40.6° N, 8.7° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 7.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Argilas de Aveiro Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Late Campanian to Maastrichtian (Antunes and Broin, 1988)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mire or swamp; sandstone

• "marshy extent, close to the coast"
• ‘‘Une formation greseuse aturienne, tres probablement du Maestrichtian saumatre’’ (Carrington da Costa, 1940: 17).

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes and D. Sigogneau-Russell. 1991. Nouvelles données sur les dinosaures du Crétacé supérieur du Portugal [New data on the dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous of Portugal]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série II 313:113-119 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 75866: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.11.2007, edited by Mark Uhen and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Theropoda -
Tetanurae indet.3 Gauthier 1986 tetanuran theropod
 Theropoda - Coeluridae
aff. Coeluridae "indet. A"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
AV 8
aff. Coeluridae "indet. C"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
AV 10-11
 Theropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet.1 Colbert and Russell 1969 maniraptoran
 Theropoda - Troodontidae
aff. Troodontidae indet.1 Gilmore 1924 maniraptoran
 Loricata -
Eusuchia indet.4 crocodilian
According to Antunes and de Broin (1988), several skulls (or probably skull fragments) of undetermined “mesosuchian” crocodylomorphs were collected at this site
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Rosasia soutoi n. gen. n. sp.2
Rosasia soutoi n. gen. n. sp.2 Carrington da Costa 1940 sideneck turtle
Holotype not designated by Carrington da Costa (1940, 1958), but lectotype designated by Antunes and Broin (1988: 163) as the carapace in plates I and III of Carrington da Costa (1940), uncataloged, Porto, Portugal. Uncataloged skull (figs. 120, 121) in the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, described and figured in Antunes and Broin (1988: figs. 3–8, pl. 3, fig. 3, pl. 4, fig. 3, pl. 5, figs. 1–4), associated with a peripheral bone; three femoral fragments; four cervical vertebrae (Antunes and Broin, 1988); shells in this same collection are: MTA 1 (Antunes and Broin, 1988: pl. 3, figs. 1, 2), MTA 2 (Antunes and Broin, 1988: pl. 4, figs. 1, 2, pl. 1, fig. 1); two shells (only one figured) in the Servic¸os Geolo´ gicos de Portugal de Lisbonne (Carrington da Costa, 1958: pls. 3, 4); one shell in the Faculdade de Cieˆncias e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra (Carrington da Costa, 1958: pls. 5, 6).