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Ze Gomes (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Where: Pernacumbo, Brazil (7.5° S, 39.6° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 8.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Romualdo Formation, Late/Upper Aptian to Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 109.0 Ma)

• Upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; calcareous sandstone

• a sequence of calciferous sandstones, shales and marls. It is worthy to note that the occurrence of calciferous concretions encloses fossils, mostly vertebrates,

•with an excellent degree of preservation.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collection methods: mechanical

• Laboratório de Paleontologia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Prepared with manual chisels and pneumatic engravers

Primary reference: T. Aureliano, A. M. Gilhardi, R. R. C. Duque and A. M. F. Barreto. 2014. On the occurrence of Pterosauria in Exu, Pernambuco (Lower Cretaceous Romualdo Formation, Araripe Basin), Northeastern Brazil. Estudos Geológicos 24(2):15-27 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 165422: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 19.01.2015, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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