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Praia da Luz
Praia da Luz, view to the East

Luz, Western Algarve, Portugal    37.05 N, 8,43 W
Aptian, Lower Cretaceous

material collected with Brian Ottway,
who introduced me to the geological and stratigraphical setting.
We have started working on a road cut section in the hinterland.
The foraminifera are sorted by class, subclass, order, family and genus

This page is under construction and revision.
Use the last 3 digits of the number for your comment on our classification.
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Redrawn from Rey, J. 2009:
Les Formations Crétacées de l'Algarve Oriental,
Comunicações Geológicas, 2009

Ammobaculites sp.
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Haplophragmium aequale
(Roemer, 1841) 
Haplophragmium aequale
(Roemer, 1841) 
Haplophragmium aequale
(Roemer, 1841) 
   
Haplophragmium aequale
(Roemer, 1841) 
Paratrochamminoides sp.
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Paratrochamminoides sp.
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Paratrochamminoides sp.
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Paratrochamminoides sp.
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Pseudotriloculina sp.
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Pseudotriloculina sp.
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Reticulophragmium sp.
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Reticulophragmium sp.
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Reticulophragmium sp.
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Reticulophragmium sp.
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Reticulophragmium sp.
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Sabaudia minuta
(Hofker, 1965) 
Sabaudia minuta
(Hofker, 1965) 
Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Trochammina sp.
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Unknown sp.
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Accompanying unclassified fauna
Ostracodes and Charophytes