Ulsa, Cambelas (Jurassic of Portugal)

Where: Lisboa, Portugal (39.1° N, 9.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Everticyclammina virguliana foram zone, Freixial Member (Farta Pao Formation), Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; carbonate

• brackish and shallow marine
• calcareous matrix inside turtle shell

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García, F. Ortega, Z. Murelaga and P. Dantas. 2008. Plesiochelys sp. (Testudines, Eucryptodira) de la Fm. Freixial (Jurásico Superior) en Ulsa (Torres Vedras, Portugal). Palaeontologica Nova. SEPAZ 8:331-344 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 184944: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
Plesiochelys sp. Rütimeyer 1873 turtle