Nadadouro (Pliocene of Portugal)

Where: Leiria, Portugal (39.4° N, 9.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 9.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1964. Contribution a l'etude des madreporaires neogenes du Portugal et des Acores [Contribution to the study of Neogene corals from Portugal and the Azores]. Comunicacoes dos Servicos Geologicos de Portugal 48:109-140 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92092: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Balanophyllia italica Michelin 1841 stony coral