Vila Franca do Rosário (Jurassic of Portugal)

Where: Lisbon, Portugal (39.0° N, 9.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.2° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1898. Vertébrés Fossiles du Portugal. Contributions à l’Étude des Poissons et des Reptiles du Jurassique et du Crétacique [Fossil Vertebrates of Portugal. Contributions to the Study of the Fishes and Reptiles of the Jurassic and Cretaceous] 1-46 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189389: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 15.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Plesiochelyidae
"Plesiochelys choffati n. sp." = Craspedochelys jaccardi
"Plesiochelys choffati n. sp." = Craspedochelys jaccardi Pictet 1860 turtle
MG-LNEG 28 (holotype), a shell missing most of its posterior rim and associated limb elements