★ Malhada Vermelha Formation
The Malhada Vermelha formation is an early Cretaceous geological formation in Ceara, northeastern Brazil. The formation preserves reptiles, fish, and ichnofossils.
1. Description. (Описание)
The formation is characterized by a cyclic sequence of siltstones intercalated with small and medium-sized sandstones with the presence of festoon transverse stratification and ascending ripples, deposited in an alluvial environment in a hot semi-arid paleoclimate.
Formation occurs in two mini-basins-the Lima Campos and the Malhada-Vermelha basin of the same name. With a thickness of 500 to 800 meters, the 1.600-to 2.600-foot formation overlaps the Quijoa formation and is overlain by the Lima Campos formation.
2. Fossil content. (Ископаемое содержание)
The following fossils were obtained from this formation:
- Cf. Lepitodes sp. (Cf. Лепитоды sp)
- Fish. (Рыба)
- Hybodontidae indet.
- Reptiles. (Рептилии)
- Crocodylomorpha indet.
- Ichnofossils. (Ихнофоссилии)
- Taenidium barretti.
- Carnosauria indet. (Карнозаврия индет)
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