Quarry Quinta da Trindade (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 sandstone

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 36633: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 08.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium
"Trilophodon angustidens" = Gomphotherium gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
Zygolophodon pyrenaicus mastodon
Z. pyrenaicus aurelianense
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
? Halitherium sp. Kaup 1838 dugong
 Artiodactyla -
Brachyodus onoideus even-toed ungulate