Leixao do Ladrio locality, Lagos- Portimao Fm. (Miocene to of Portugal)

Where: Portugal (37.1° N, 8.2° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 9.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lagos- Portimao Formation, Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; sandstone and rudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. H. Forst, T. C. Brachert, and J. Pais. 2000. High-resolution correlation of coastal cliff sections in the Lagos- Portimao Formation (Lower - Middle Miocene, central Algarve, Portugal). Ciencias da Terra 14:289-296 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155025: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 27.03.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Nummulitacea - Nummulitidae
Heterostegina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
Maxillopoda
 Sessilia - Balanidae
Balanidae indet. Leach 1817 barnacle
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
Celleporaria palmata Michelin 1847
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea sp. Alloiteau 1950 stony coral
 Ichnofossils -
Thalassinoides sp. Ehrenberg 1944