Esbarrondadoiro (Neogene of Portugal)

Where: Alvalade, Portugal (38.2° N, 8.2° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 8.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• MN13, N17

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate

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 65955: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.09.2006, edited by Catalina Pimiento

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina subserrata1 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis1
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis1 Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Euselachii - Galeidae
Triakis costamagnai1 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos sp.1 Link 1790 guitarfish
 Rajiformes - Torpedinidae
Torpedo sp.1 Houttuyn 1764 torpedo
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp.1 Linnaeus 1758 skate
Raja olisiponensis1 Jonet 1968 skate
 Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae
Rhynchobatus pristinus1 Probst 1877 wedgefish
 Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae
Mobula sp.1 Rafinesque 1810 devil ray
 Myliobatiformes - Gymnuridae
Gymnura sp.1 Van Hasselt 1823 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatidae indet.1 Jordan 1888 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis sp.1 Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis centroura2 Mitchill 1814 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis pastinaca2 Linnaeus 1758 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis gigas2 Gunther 1870 whiptail stingray
Dasyatis cf. margaritella2 Compagno and Roberts 1984 whiptail stingray
Taeniura grabata1 Saint-Hilaire 1817 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Rhinoptera sp.1 Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp.1 Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
Pteromylaeus sp.1 Garman 1913 bull ray
 Pristiformes - Pristidae
Anoxypristis sp.1 White and Moy-Thomas 1941 sawfish
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori1 Sismonda 1849 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias acutissima1 Agassiz 1843 sand shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo aduncus1 Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp.1 de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Carcharhinus obscurus1 Le Sueur 1818 requiem shark
Carcharhinus perezi1 Poey 1876 requiem shark
Carcharhinus leucas1 Valenciennes 1839 requiem shark
Carcharhinus plumbeus1 Nardo 1827 requiem shark
Rhizoprionodon sp.1 Whitley 1929 sharpnose shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp.1 Rafinesque 1810 hammerhead shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Paragaleus antunesi1 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Mustelus sp.1 hound shark
  - Scyllidae
 Orectolobiformes - Parascylliidae
Megascyliorhinus miocaenicus1 Antunes and Jonet 1969 collared carpetshark
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
Pristiophorus sp.1 Bleeker 1859 saw shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Stephanomys ramblensis van de Weerd 1976 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetus barrieri Mein and Michaux 1970 mouse
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Eliomys truci Mein and Michaux 1970 dormouse
Eliomys intermedius Priant 1953 dormouse
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Galerix sp. Pomel 1848 hedgehog
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet.3 Brisson 1762 whale
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Delphinidae indet. Gray 1821 dolphin
Aetobatus
  - Aetobatidae
Aetobatus sp.1 Blainville 1816