Right bank of Rio Algodões, 6 km NE of Marahú [Algodões Fm] (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Bahia, Brazil (14.1° S, 39.0° W: paleocoordinates 20.6° S, 11.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Algodões Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit; Algodões Fm from de Simone & Mezzalira (1994). AGE: Late Albian, on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within local stratigraphic section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, fine-grained, gray, argillaceous limestone

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

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Unknown. 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 88094: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.04.2009

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 - Brancoceratidae
Elobiceras bahiaense Maury 1925 ammonite