Montral and Alcover Quarries (MA) (Triassic of Spain)

Where: Spain (41.3° N, 1.1° E: paleocoordinates 5.0° N, 14.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Muschelkalk Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, fine-grained dolomite

• Thermal subsidence phase following initial rifting

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Musée d'Alcover

Primary reference: L. L. Beltan. 1972. La faune Ichthyologique du Muschelkalk de la Catalogne. Memorias de la Real Academia de Ciencias y Artes XLI:281-325 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 149853: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 28.08.2013, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dicondylia -
Coleoptera indet.2 Linnaeus 1758 beetle
 Perleidiformes - Colobodontidae
"Perleidus giganteus n. sp." = Colobodus giganteus
"Perleidus giganteus n. sp." = Colobodus giganteus Beltan 1972
 Perleidiformes - Perleididae
Perleidus sp.1 de Alessandri 1910
 Pholidophoriformes - Pholidophoridae
 Panxianichthyiformes - Panxianichthyidae
Eoeugnathus sp.1 Brough 1939
 Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae
Peltopleurus sp. Kner 1866
 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Alcoveria brevis1 Beltan 1972 coelacanth