"Cascudo" outcrop (Planohybodus marki type locality): Early/Lower Cretaceous, Brazil

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
cf. Lepitodes sp.
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. (Agassiz 1843)
Tetrapoda indet. (Jaekel 1911)
Reptilia - Crocodylomorpha
Crocodylomorpha indet. (Hay 1930)
see common names

Country:Brazil State/province:Seabra
Coordinates: 12.3° South, 41.2° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:12.2° South, 8.4° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Key time interval:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Age range of interval:145.00000 - 100.50000 m.y. ago
Formation:Malhada Vermelha
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: Lima Campos Basin. Additional material was obtained from an unknown locality of the Missão Velha Formation of Araripe Basin.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: siltstone
Secondary lithology:"cross stratification",fine,medium sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: The Malhada Vermelha Formation is characterized by a cyclic sequence of siltstones that are intercalated with fine to medium sandstones with the presence of festoon cross-stratification and climbing ripples
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:ichnofossils
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: UFRGS, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Database number:139448
Authorizer:P. Mannion Enterer:J. Tennant
Modifier:J. Tennant Research group:vertebrate
Created:2013-02-12 04:36:08 Last modified:2017-05-23 16:34:15
Access level:the public Released:2013-02-12 04:36:08
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

44834. F. Pinheiro, A. E. Q. de Figueiredo, P. C. Dentzien-Dias, D. C. Fortier, C. I. Schultz and M. S. S. Viana. 2013. Planohybodus marki sp. nov., a new fresh-water hybodontid shark from the Early Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil. Cretaceous Research 41:210-216 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/P. Mannion]