Santa Margarida do Sado: MN 13, Portugal

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Alopiidae
Alopias cf. superciliosus (Lowe 1840)
Antunes and Balbino 2003
Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
Isurus hastalis (Agassiz 1843)
Antunes et al. 1999
recombined as Cosmopolitodus hastalis
Chondrichthyes - Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Galeidae
Triakis costamagnai
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos sp. Link 1790
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Torpedinidae
Torpedo sp. Houttuyn 1764
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp. Linnaeus 1758
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatidae indet. Jordan 1888
Antunes et al. 1999
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810
Antunes et al. 1999
Dasyatis centroura (Mitchill 1814)
Balbino and Antunes 2006
Dasyatis pastinaca (Linnaeus 1758)
Balbino and Antunes 2006
Dasyatis gigas Gunther 1870
Balbino and Antunes 2006
Dasyatis margaritella Compagno and Roberts 1984
Balbino and Antunes 2006
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816
Antunes et al. 1999
Aetobatus sp. Blainville 1816
Antunes et al. 1999
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829
Antunes et al. 1999
Pteromylaeus sp. Garman 1913
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Gymnuridae
Gymnura sp. Van Hasselt 1823
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Otodontidae
Carcharocles megalodon (Agassiz 1843)
Antunes et al. 1999
recombined as Otodus megalodon
Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Pseudocarchariidae
Pseudocarcharias cf. kamoharai Matsubara 1936
Antunes and Balbino 2003
Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849
Antunes and Balbino 2003
Carcharias cuspidata (Agassiz 1843)
Antunes and Balbino 2003
original and current combination Lamna cuspidata
Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias acutissima (Agassiz 1843)
Antunes et al. 1999
recombined as Odontaspis acutissima
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus perezi (Poey 1876)
Antunes et al. 1999
Rhizoprionodon sp. Whitley 1929
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp. Rafinesque 1810
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Premontreia dachiardi
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Paragaleus antunesi
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus goncalvesi
Antunes et al. 1999
Mustelus sp.
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus joleaudi
Antunes et al. 1999
Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Parascylliidae
Megascyliorhinus miocaenicus (Antunes and Jonet 1969)
Antunes et al. 1999
Mammalia - Sirenia
Sirenia indet. Illiger 1811
Estevens 2000
Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae
Paraethomys cf. meini
Paraethomys aff. jaegeri
Castillomys gracilis (van de Weerd 1976)
Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Prolagus michauxi
Mammalia - Cetacea
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762
Estevens 2000
see common names

Geography
Country:Portugal
Coordinates: 38.1° North, 8.4° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:38.2° North, 8.9° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Time
Period:Neogene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:MN 13
Age range of interval:7.24600 - 4.90000 m.y. ago
Age estimate:8.58 to 4.37 Ma (other)
Stratigraphy
Formation:Esbarrondadoiro
Stratigraphy comments: Age after Boessenecker et al. 2019.
MN13, N17
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:marine indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Metadata
Database number:65954
Authorizer:M. Uhen, C. Jaramillo Enterer:M. Uhen, C. Pimiento
Modifier:M. Uhen Research group:vertebrate
Created:2006-09-26 09:53:18 Last modified:2019-04-04 09:01:33
Access level:the public Released:2006-09-26 09:53:18
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

30020. 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]

Secondary references:

52967 M. T. Antunes, A. C. Balbino, and H. Cappetta. 1999. Sélaciens du Miocène terminal du bassin d'Alvalade (Portugal) Essai de synthèse. Ciências da Terra (UNL) (13)115-129 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]
18908 M. T. Antunes and A. C. Balbino. 2003. Uppermost Miocene Lamniform Selachians (Pisces) from the Alvalade basin (Portugal). Ciencias da Terra 15:141-154 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]
30787 A. C. Balbino and M. T. Antunes. 2006. Latest Miocene Dasyatidae (Neoselachii, Batomorphii) from the Alvalade Basin, Portugal. Geobios 39:747-755 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]
13595 R. W. Boessenecker, D. J. Eheret, D. J. Long, M. Churchill, E. Martin and S. J. Boessenecker. 2019. The Early Pliocene extinction of the mega-toothed shark Otodus megalodon: a view from the eastern North Pacific. PeerJ 7:e6088 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]
18869 M. Estevens. 2000. Miocene marine mammals from Portugal: Paleogeographical and Paleoecological significance. Ciências da Terra (UNL), Lisboa 14:323-344 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/T. Liebrecht]