Praia de Vale Frades (Jurassic to of Portugal)

Where: Estremadura, Portugal (39.3° N, 9.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Praia Azul Member (Lourinhã Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O. Mateus

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: O. Mateus, A. Walen, and M. T. Antunes. 2006. The large theropod fauna of the Lourinhã Formation (Portugal) and its similarity to that of the Morrison Formation, with a description of a new species of Allosaurus. In J. R. Foster & S. G. Lucas (ed.), Paleontology and Geology of the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 36:123-129 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138442: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus europaeus n. sp. Mateus et al. 2006 allosaurid