"Cerâmica do Mondego" quarry, Taveiro (Cretaceous of Portugal)

Where: Coimbra, Portugal (40.2° N, 8.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 7.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Argilas de Aveiro Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed TV 18

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; gray, sandy conglomerate and gray lime mudstone

• "fluviatile"
• "sandy conglomerate, marly limestone, grayish"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by M. T. Antunes & G. Manuppella in 1968-

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes and J. Pais. 1978. Notas sobre depositos de Taveiro: estratigrafia, p aleontologia, idade, paleoecologia [Notes on the Taveiro deposits: stratigraphy, paleontology, age, paleoecology]. Ciências da Terra 4:108-128 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49276: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Selachii -
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia sp. Linnaeus 1766 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Anura indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
 Caudata - Urodela
Urodela indet. salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Rosasia cf. soutoi Carrington da Costa 1940 sideneck turtle
 Eosuchia -
Sauria indet. MacCartney 1802 diapsid
 Saurischia -
 Theropoda -
Theropoda "indet. B"1 theropod
TV 31, 51, 54, 56, 57
 Saurischia -
Tetanurae indet.4 Gauthier 1986 tetanuran
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet.1 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
TV 47
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
cf. Troodontidae indet.1 Gilmore 1924 coelurosaur
Euronychodon portucalensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Antunes and Sigogneau-Russell 1991 coelurosaur
TV 18-20
 Avetheropoda - Coeluridae
aff. Coeluridae "indet. A"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
TV 24, 28-30, 48
aff. Coeluridae "indet. B"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
TV 22, 23, 26
aff. Coeluridae "indet. C"1 Marsh 1881 coelurid
TV 25, 44, 45
 Ornithischia -
Taveirosaurus costai n. gen. n. sp.2
Taveirosaurus costai n. gen. n. sp.2 Antunes and Sigogneau-Russell 1991 Taveiro lizard
TV 6-11, 13-16
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet.1 bird foot dinosaur
TV 35, 39, 40
 Pterosauria -
 Loricata -
Mesosuchia indet. Huxley 1875 crocodilian
"nov. gen. nov. sp. (= Crocodylus blavieri in Sauvage)"
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
small species
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida -
Placentalia indet.3 placental
TV5
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
aff. Leptacodon sp.3 Matthew and Granger 1921 placental
TV4
 Symmetrodonta -
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
aff. Pediomys sp.3 Marsh 1889 metatherian
TV3
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
aff. Alphadon sp.3 Simpson 1927 marsupial
TV1, 2