Level C5, Quarry Quinta da Torre (Miocene of Portugal)

Where: Lisbon, Portugal (38.7° N, 9.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 10.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Upper Burdigalian

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray, yellow, calcareous claystone

• gray to yellowish clays with clacareous intercalations containing the fossils (Ostra crassissima)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Zbyszewski. 1949. Les vertebres du Burdigalien superieur de Lisbonne. Services Geologiques du Portugal, Direction Generale des Mines et Services Geologiques (Lisbonne) 1-77 [E. Fara/E. Fara/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36618: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Ostreidae