Laranjeiras 2, Sergipe (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (10.8° S, 37.2° W: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 13.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cotinguiba Formation, Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; gray limestone

• Locally hard, gray Pidoba limestones; Coquinoid, hard, brown-gray Laranjeras limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

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 141029: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 20.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae