Loc. 24 (of Cel. Dos Santos), Right bank of Rio Gramame (Sphenodiscus zone) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Paraíba, Brazil (7.3° S, 34.8° W: paleocoordinates 11.4° S, 19.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Maastrichtian, on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local stratigraphic section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

• ENVIRONMENT: Not stated in text, but apparently shallow marine carbonate.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Gray limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens and facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Santos

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Cel. João Domingues dos Santos. REPOSITORY: Geological Survey of Brazil.

Primary reference: C. J. Maury. 1930. O Cretaceo da Parahyba do Norte. Serviço Geologico E Mineralogico do Brasil Monographia 8:1-305 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88072: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 31.03.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for ammonoids, with other taxa also listed. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with antiquated nomenclature, but with species-resolution identifications.
 Ammonoidea - Pachydiscidae
Parapachydiscus parahybensis n. sp. Maury 1930 ammonite