PORTUGAL: Miocene, Tortonian

In the south of Portugal, in the Algarve, near Villa Nova de Cacela there are very rich sand- and clay-deposits from Miocene age. Collecting is here not longer allowed. There is a nature conservation area now and collecting of fossils is forbidden. We show you some of the material we found there. Most of the species are dealt with in:
F.A.Pereira Da Costa, 1903-1904
"Mollusques Tertiaires du Portugal" L'Academie Royale des Sciences, Lisbonne.
Screen 1: Dentaliida
Dentalium raricostatum Dentalium sexangulum
Dentalium raricostatum (36 mm), colno 21760, Cacela Dentalium sexangulum (87 mm), colno 21655, Fabrica



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Dentaliida Fissurelloidea Scissurelloidea Trochoidea Cirroidea Neritoidea Stromboidea
Rissooidea Cerithioidea Vermetoidea Vanikoroidea Xenophoroidea Janthinoidea Eulimoidea
Buccinoidea Columbelloidea Conoidea Mitroidea Turbinelloidea Volutoidea Muricoidea
Naticoidea Cypraeoidea Lamellaroidea Calyptraeoidea Tonnoidea Ficoidea Architectonicoidea
Pyramidelloidea Acteonoidea Bulloidea Spiratelloidea Nuculoidea Arcoidea Limopsoidea
Mytiloidea Pterioidea Pinnoidea Limoidea Ostreoidea Pectinoidea Anomioidea
Lucinoidea Cyamioidea Carditoidea Chamoidea Astartoidea Cardioidea Mactroidea
Solenoidea Tellinoidea Glossoidea Veneroidea Myoidea Hiatelloidea Pholadoidea
Solenoidea Tellinoidea Glossoidea