Camadas de Alcobaça

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Camadas de Alcobaça
Stratigraphic range: Late Jurassic
Type Geological formation
Location
Country  Portugal

The Camadas de Alcobaça is a geological formation in Portugal. It dates back to the Oxfordian stage of the Late Jurassic.[1]

Vertebrate fauna[edit]

Dinosaur eggs are geographically located in Lisbon District, Portugal.[2] Dinosaur tracks are geographically located in Leiria District, Portugal.[3]

Ornithischians[edit]

Indeterminate euornithopod remains located in Lisbon District.[2] Indeterminate stegosaurid remains present in Lisbon District.[2]

Ornithischians of the Camadas de Alcobaça
Genus Species District Stratigraphic position Abundance Notes Images

Dacentrurus[2]

D. armatus[2]

Lisboa[2]

Hypsilophodon[2]

Indeterminate[2]

Lisboa[2]

Iguanodon[3]

I. prestwichi[3]

Leiria[3]

Later found to be possible indeterminate stegosaurid remains.[3]

Trimucrodon[2]

T. cuneatus[2]

Lisboa[2]

Later determined to be indeterminate ornithischian remains.[2]

Saurischians[edit]

Indeterminate sauropod remains located in Leiria and Lisboa.[4]

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes
Uncertain or tentative taxa are in small text; crossed out taxa are discredited.
Saurischians reported from the Camadas de Alcobaça
Genus Species District Stratigraphic position Abundance Notes Images

Allosaurus[3]

Indeterminate[3]

Leiria[3]

Lusotitan[2]

L. atalaiensis[2]

Lisboa[2]

Ceratosaurus[2]

Indeterminate[2]

Lisboa[2]

Dinheirosaurus[2]

D. lourinhanensis[2]

Lisboa[2]

"[Two] cervicals, [nine] dorsals, ribs, limb elements."[5]

Lourinhasaurus[2]

L. alenquerensis[2]

Lisboa[2]

Megalosaurus[2]

M. insignis[2]

Lisboa[2]

Later determined to be indeterminate theropod remains.[2]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Jurassic, Europe)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 545–549. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "16.4 Distrito do Lisboa, Portugal; 1. Camadas de Alcobaça," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 548.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "16.1 Distrito do Leiria, Portugal; 3. Camadas de Alcobaça," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 548.
  4. ^ "16.1 Distrito do Leiria, Portugal; 3. Camadas de Alcobaça," and "16.4 Distrito do Lisboa, Portugal; 1. Camadas de Alcobaça," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Pages 548-549.
  5. ^ "Table 13.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 265.

References[edit]

  • Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.