Pedrógão (Jurassic of Portugal)

Also known as Leiria

Where: Leiria, Portugal (39.9° N, 9.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.9° N, 2.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cabaços Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; tabular, brown marl

• "soft grey and brownish-grey marls"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collected in 1960-1970

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: R. A. Thulborn. 1975. Teeth of ornithischian dinosaurs from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal, with description of a hypsilophodontid (Phyllodon henkeli gen. et sp. nov.) from the Guimarota lignite. Contribuição para o conhecimento da Fauna do Kimerridgiano da Mina de Lignito Guimarota (Leiria, Portugal). Serviços Geológicos de Portugal, Memória (Nova Série) 22:89-134 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69698: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.03.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Nodosaria sp. Lamarck 1812
Frondicularia sp. Defrance 1824
Lenticulina sp. Lamarck 1804
Darwinula sp. Brady and Robertson 1885 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Bythocytheridae
 Podocopida -
Bisulcocypris sp. ostracod
Schuleridea sp. Swartz and Swain 1946 ostracod
Theriosynoecum wyomingense ostracod
"var. pedrogaoense"
? Klieana sp. ostracod
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Cytherella sp. Jones 1849 ostracod
 Unionida - Unionidae
? Unio sp. Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
"3 genera (very common)"
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
"a small hybodontid"
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Asteracanthus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Proscinetes sp. Gistel 1848
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
 Caudata - Urodela
Urodela indet. salamander
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
 Theropoda -
 Ornithischia -
Alocodon kuehnei n. gen. n. sp.
Alocodon kuehnei n. gen. n. sp. Thulborn 1975 ornithischian
 Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae
Rhamphorhynchus sp. Meyer 1847 pterosaur
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp. Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Squamata -
Squamata indet. Oppel 1811 squamates
 Eosuchia - Kuehneosauridae
Kuehneosauridae indet. Romer 1966 crown diapsid