Proa, El Castellar (CT-5) (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Also known as El Castellar

Where: Teruel, Spain (40.4° N, 0.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: El Castellar Formation, Late/Upper Hauterivian to Late/Upper Hauterivian (136.4 - 125.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• CPT, Museo Aragones de Paleontologia (Fundacion Conjunto Paleontologico de Teruel-Dinopolis), Teruel, Spain

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García, A. Cobos, and R. Royo-Torres. 2017. The oldest evidence of a dortokid turtle (stem Pleurodira) from the uppermost Hauterivian-basal Barremian El Castellar Formation (Teruel, Spain). Journal of Iberian Geology [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187331: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 21.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Dortokidae
Dortokidae indet. turtle
CPT-691 is a partial left xiphiplastron, lacking both its anterior half and the postero-lateral areas