Porto Pinheiro, Lourinha (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Porto Dinheiro

Where: Centro, Portugal (39.2° N, 9.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Praia da Amoreira-Porto Novo Member (Lourinhã Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• originally assigned to upper Kimmeridgian, Alcobaça Fm. of Lourinha Group

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; marl and mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collected by supervised by S. Henkel in 1962-1967

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,

• a fauna of about 800 mammal teeth

Primary reference: G. Krusat. 1969. Ein Panthotheria-Molar mit dreispitzigem Talonid aus dem Kimmeridge von Portugal [A Pantotheria molar with a three-cusped talonid from the Kimmeridgian of Portugal]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 43(1/2):52-56 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69708: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.03.2007, edited by Roger Benson and Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Theriamorpha - Tinodontidae
? Tinodon sp.4 Marsh 1879 mammal
1 small molariform tooth
 Theriamorpha - Dryolestidae
Laolestes andresi n. sp.5 Martin 1999 mammal
PP Mam 124/67 (holotype left upper molar), 3/67 (left upper molar), 37/67 (left front molar), 53/68 (left front molar)
Portopinheirodon asymmetricus n. gen. n. sp.5 Martin 1999 mammal
PP Mam 141/68 (holotype right upper middle molar)
 Theriamorpha -
Nanolestes krusati n. sp.6 Martin 2002 mammal
 Multituberculata - Pinheirodontidae
Pinheirodontidae indet.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
isolated teeth
Ecprepaulax anomala n. gen. n. sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
PP MULT 155 (holotype i2)
Bernardodon sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
PP MULT 136 (left p5)
Bernardodon atlanticus n. gen. n. sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
teeth, mostly isolated, including the holotype (PP MULT 120, right m2)
Pinheirodon sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
PP MULT 102, right m2
Pinheirodon pygmaeus n. gen. n. sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
teeth, mostly isolated, including the holotype (PP MULT 47, left m2)
Pinheirodon vastus n. sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
teeth, mostly isolated, including the holotype (PP MULT 75, right m2)
Iberodon quadrituberculatus n. gen. n. sp.3 Hahn and Hahn 1999 multituberculate
teeth, mostly isolated, including the holotype (PP MULT 143, left m2)
 Allotheria -
Symmetrodonta indet. Simpson 1925 symmetrodont
 Triconodonta -
Triconodonta indet. Osborn 1888 triconodont
 Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae
Priacodon sp.4 Marsh 1887 mammal
2 molariform teeth, right lower and upper
Reptilia
 Ornithischia -
Trimucrodon cuneatus n. gen. n. sp.7 Thulborn 1975 ornithischian
MG (IPFUB)
Euornithopoda indet.1 Sereno 1986 ornithopod
Isolated left dentary tooth
Amphibia
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Celtedens sp.2 McGowan and Evans 1995 tetrapod
n. sp.
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cyprididae
Cypridea sp.7 Bosquet 1852 ostracod
 Podocopida - Limnocytheridae
 Charales - Porocharaceae
Porochara sp.7 Maedler 1955