Itaporanga 2, Sergipe (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (11.0° S, 37.3° W: paleocoordinates 17.6° S, 11.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mantelliceras mantelli ammonoid zone, Sapucari Member (Cotinguiba Formation), Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• Cenomanian 1

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, rubbly, brown, gray limestone

• Rubbly, brown-grey Pindoba limestones with blue-grey clay intercalations

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

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

Primary reference: A. B. Smith and P. Bengtson. 1991. Cretaceous echinoids from north-eastern Brazil. Fossils and Strata 31:1-88 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141026: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 20.03.2013, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Holectypoida - Holectypidae
Coenholectypus neocomiensis Gras 1848 sea urchin
 Holasteroida -
cf. Pseudholaster tricarinatus Lambert 1924 sea urchin
 Calycina -
Cottaldia aff. benettiae Koenig 1825 sea urchin
 Salenioida - Saleniidae
Leptosalenia sergipensis White 1887 sea urchin
 Euechinoidea - Orthopsidae
Orthopsis miliaris d'Archiac 1835 sea urchin