Level C1, Quarry Quinta da Torre, Lisbon (Miocene of Portugal)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Upper Burdigalian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; unlithified, coarse-grained, white, yellow sandstone and unlithified, gray, green claystone

• coarse sands, white to yellow, with small quartz gravels, and containing lenses of gray-green clays.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 36619: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Zygolophodon pyrenaicus mastodon
Z. pyrenaicus aurelianense