Santa Margarida do Sado (Neogene of Portugal)

Where: Portugal (38.1° N, 8.4° W: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 8.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Esbarrondadoiro Formation, MN 13 (7.2 - 4.9 Ma)

• Age after Boessenecker et al. 2019.

•MN13, N17

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes, P. Mein, and J. Pais. 1986. Depósito messianos do sul de Portugal, mamíferos (incluindo Rodentia e Lagomorpha) e idades K-Ar*. Ciéncias da Terra, Lisboa 8:55-64 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65954: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.09.2006, edited by Catalina Pimiento

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Alopiidae
Alopias cf. superciliosus1 Lowe 1840 thresher shark
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis2
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis2 Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Euselachii - Galeidae
Triakis costamagnai2 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos sp.2 Link 1790 guitarfish
 Rajiformes - Torpedinidae
Torpedo sp.2 Houttuyn 1764 torpedo
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 skate
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatidae indet.2 Jordan 1888 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis sp.2 Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis centroura3 Mitchill 1814 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis pastinaca3 Linnaeus 1758 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis gigas3 Gunther 1870 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis margaritella3 Compagno and Roberts 1984 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp.2 Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
Aetobatus sp.2 Blainville 1816 eagle ray
Rhinoptera sp.2 Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
Pteromylaeus sp.2 Garman 1913 bull ray
 Myliobatiformes - Gymnuridae
Gymnura sp.2 Van Hasselt 1823 stingray
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon2
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon2 Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Pseudocarchariidae
Pseudocarcharias cf. kamoharai1 Matsubara 1936 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori1, "Carcharias cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata1
Isurus desori1 Sismonda 1849 mako shark
"Carcharias cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata1 Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias acutissima2 Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus perezi2 Poey 1876 requiem shark
Rhizoprionodon sp.2 Whitley 1929 sharpnose shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp.2 Rafinesque 1810 hammerhead shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Paragaleus antunesi2 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Mustelus sp.2 hound shark
  - Scyllidae
 Orectolobiformes - Parascylliidae
Megascyliorhinus miocaenicus2 Antunes and Jonet 1969 collared carpetshark
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Sirenia
Sirenia indet.4 sirenian
 Rodentia - Muridae
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet.4 Brisson 1762 whale