Praia do Areia do Mastro (CPGP collection): Early/Lower Barremian, Portugal
collected 2015

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes
cf. Lepidotus sp. (Agassiz 1832)
Figueiredo et al. 2021
original and current combination Lepidotes
Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae
Cheloniidae indet. Bonaparte 1832
and Pan-Cheloniidae indet.
Reptilia - Ornithocheiridae
Ornithocheiridae indet. Seeley 1870
Figueiredo et al. 2021
Ctenochasmatoidea indet. Unwin 1995
Figueiredo et al. 2021
Mantellisaurus atherfieldensis (Hooley 1925)
Figueiredo et al. 2020 3 specimens
CPGP.01.99.7 (L maxilla), 2 isolated teeth
Sauropoda indet. (Marsh 1878)
Figueiredo et al. 2021
cf. Theropoda indet. (Marsh 1881)
Reptilia - Spinosauridae
Baryonyx sp. Charig and Milner 1986
Figueiredo et al. 2021 1 specimen
Isolated tooth (CPGP.1.06.2)
Reptilia - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet. Colbert and Russell 1969
Reptilia - Goniopholididae
cf. Anteophthalmosuchus sp. Salisbury and Naish 2011
Figueiredo et al. 2021
see common names

Country:Portugal State/province:Lisboa County:Setúbal
Coordinates: 38.4° North, 9.2° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:31.8° North, 1.3° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Stage:Barremian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 2
Key time interval:Early/Lower Barremian
Age range of interval:130.00000 - 125.45000 m.y. ago
Formation:Papo Seco
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: siltstone
Environment:lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection dates:2015
Collection method comments: CPGP
Also known as:Cabo Espichel, Areias do Mastro
Database number:189306
Authorizer:E. Vlachos, M. Carrano Enterer:E. Vlachos, M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano
Created:2017-10-10 06:57:36 Last modified:2022-02-14 15:23:19
Access level:the public Released:2017-10-10 06:57:36
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

63556. S. Figueiredo, I. Bachtsevanidou Strantzali, M. Gomes, R. Pimenta, and M. Santos. 2017. Preliminary data of new dinosaurs and turtles remains from the basal deposits of the Papo-Seco Formation in Areias do Mastro's Quarry (Cabo Espichel - Portugal). Arnava 6(1):117-130 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

79841 S. Figueiredo, P. Dinis, P. Rosina and I. Bachtsevanidou Strantzali. 2017. A new record of a possible ornithopod footprint from the Lower Cretaceous of Cabo Espichel (Sesimbra, Portugal). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 56(2):217-231 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
75421 S. D. Figueiredo, C. N. d. Carvalho, P. P. Cunha and I. S. Carvalho. 2021. New dinosaur tracks from the lower Barremian of Portugal (Areia do Mastro Formation, Cape Espichel). Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection 9:84-96 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
75850 S. D. Figueiredo, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, P. P. Cunha, F. Sousa, and P. Rosina. 2020. A brief approach about the ornithopod dinosaurs from the Papo-Seco Formation (Cabo Espichel, western central Portugal). Boletim do Centro Português de Geo-História e Pré-História 2(1):59-63 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]