Level C4, Quarry Quinta do Narigao (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, concretionary, ferruginous, white, yellow sandstone

• white to yellow sands containing ferruginous concretions

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 36628: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Rhinoptera studeri Agassiz 1843 cownose ray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Aetobatus arcuatus Agassiz 1843 eagle ray
[entered as Aetobatis arcuatus]
 Pristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis aff. aquitanicus Delfortrie 1871 sawfish
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Odontaspis aff. cuspidata" = Carcharias cuspidatus
"Odontaspis aff. cuspidata" = Carcharias cuspidatus Agassiz 1843 sand shark
Actinopteri
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scombridae indet. Rafinesque 1815
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Crocodylia -
Gavialosuchus americanus Sellards 1915 crocodilian
G. americanus lusitanicus
Tomistoma calaritanus Capellini 1890 false gharial
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Zygolophodon pyrenaicus mastodon
Z. pyrenaicus aurelianense
 Artiodactyla -
Brachyodus onoideus even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae
Palaeomeryx kaupi von Meyer 1834 ruminant
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae