Empresa Cerâmica da Carriça Lda., Coja (Eocene of Portugal)

Where: Coímbra, Portugal (40.3° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 11.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Monteira Member (Coja Formation), Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1956, 1964

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes. 1992. New Late Eocene mammalian remnants from Coja (Portugal) and the presence of Palaeotherium magnum Cuvier. Ciancias da Terra 11:83-89 [R. Butler/R. Butler/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182272: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 18.10.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Geochelone sp. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Palaeotherium magnum Cuvier 1804 odd-toed ungulate
Palaeotherium cf. crassum Cuvier 1805 odd-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Anoplotheriidae
Anoplotherium cf. commune Cuvier 1804 even-toed ungulate
Diplobune secundaria Cuvier 1822 even-toed ungulate
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Peratherium cuvieri Fisher 1829 marsupial