Level C1, Quarry Quebra Bilhas (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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• white sands, undulating, becoming yellowish and cross stratified on the top

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 36624: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Serridentinus sp." = Gomphotherium, "Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium
"Serridentinus sp." = Gomphotherium Burmeister 1837 gomphothere
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium gomphothere
 Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae
Palaeomeryx kaupi von Meyer 1834 ruminant