Level C7, Quarry Quinta das Pedreiras (Miocene of Portugal)

Where: Lisbon, 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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; unlithified, white, yellow sandstone

• white sands, ondulated, becoming yellowish towards the top where they are cross stratified. Total thickness is 9m.

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 36621: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Carcharocles megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Carcharocles megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium gomphothere