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Praia de São Bernardino (Jurassic to of Portugal)

Also known as San Bernardino

Where: Leiria, Portugal (39.3° N, 9.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.6° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Kimmeridgian to Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; pebbly, gray, yellow, carbonaceous sandstone

• "fine yellowish-gray sandstone (5-10 m) with estuarine stratification, inclined, with black lignite trails, fossil wood, coal, pebbles of gray clay and dinosaur bones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1946

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent and G. Zbyszewski. 1951. Découverte d'une riche faune de Reptiles Dinosauriens dans le Jurassique supérieur du Portugal [Discovery of a rich fauna of dinosaurian reptiles in the Upper Jurassic of Portugal]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 233:1125-1127 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49217: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.04.2005

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