Level C1, Quarry Quinta da Noiva (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, micaceous, white, yellow sandstone

• yellow to white sands, cross stratified, containing micas.

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 36631: 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
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus egertoni Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
Reptilia
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Crocodylia -
Gavialosuchus americanus Sellards 1915 crocodilian
G. americanus lusitanicus
Tomistoma calaritanus Capellini 1890 false gharial
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium, "Trilophodon olisiponense n. sp." = Gomphotherium
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium gomphothere
"Trilophodon olisiponense n. sp." = Gomphotherium gomphothere
 Artiodactyla -
Brachyodus onoideus even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae
Palaeomeryx kaupi von Meyer 1834 ruminant
 Artiodactyla - Lagomerycidae
Dicrocerus elegans Lartet 1837 ruminant
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae