Cruzes 6, Sergipe (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (10.6° S, 37.0° W: paleocoordinates 17.2° S, 11.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calycoceras guerangeri ammonoid zone, Sapucari Member (Cotinguiba Formation), Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• Cenomanian 3b

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, brown limestone

• Deeply weathered, brownish limestones with blue gray horizons, abundant bivalves

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collected by P. Bengston, S. Bengtson in 1971-1972

Primary reference: J. Seeling and P. Bengtson. 1999. Cenomanian oysters from the Sergipe Basin, Brazil. Creatceaous Research 20:747-765 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141007: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 20.03.2013, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea (Neithea) hispanica1 Orbigny 1850 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosa" = Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculosum Sowerby 1822 oyster
Ilymatogyra (Afrogyra) africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
Echinoidea
 Hemicidaroida -
Micropedina olisiponensis2 Forbes in Sharpe 1850 sea urchin
 Holectypoida - Holectypidae
Coenholectypus "sp. A"2 Pomel 1883 sea urchin
 Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae
Tetragramma deshayesi2 Cotteau 1864 sea urchin