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Short-lived ``Bakevelliid-Sea{''} in the Aptian Romualdo Formation, Araripe Basin, northeastern Brazil

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Rodrigues, M. G. [1] ; Matos, S. A. [2] ; Varejao, F. G. [3] ; Fuersich, F. T. [4] ; Warren, L. V. [1] ; Assine, M. L. [1] ; Simoes, M. G. [2]
Total Authors: 7
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Geociencias & Ciencias Exatas, Dept Geol, Ave 24A, 1515, BR-12506900 Rio Claro - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias, BR-18618000 Botucatu, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Parana, Dept Geol, Inst LAMIR, Ctr Politecn, Rua Francisco H Santos, 10, BR-81531980 Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[4] Friedrich Alexander Univ Erlangen Numberg, FG Palaoumwelt, GeoZentrum Nordbayern, Loewenichstr 28, D-91054 Erlangen - Germany
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: CRETACEOUS RESEARCH; v. 115, NOV 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0

New Aptian (Lower Cretaceous) bakevelliid bivalves are described for the Romualdo Formation, Santana Group, Araripe Basin, northeastern Brazil. Together with the other known member of the family Bakevelliidae, already recorded from the unit (i.e., Aguileria dissita), the new bivalves (Araripevellia musculosa gen. et sp. nov., Aguileria romualdoensis sp. nov., and Gen. et sp. indet.) indicate that the Romualdo bakevelliid fauna was more diverse than previously realized. Bakevelliid-rich carbonates, some with specimens preserved in situ, are restricted to the upper third of this unit, a stratigraphic interval yielding also echinoderm-, gastropod- and stromatolite-bearing limestones. These pteriomorphian bivalves were widely distributed in the Romualdo Formation and are a testimony of the short-lived Bakevelliid-Sea that flooded the whole Araripe Basin during the Aptian. Notably, Aguileria romualdoensis sp. nov. closely resembles Aguileria renauxiana from the Cenomanian Woodbine Formation, Texas, US. In addition, Aguileria dissita is also recorded in the upper Aptian Albian Riachuelo Formation of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin. Together with other macroinvertebrates (i.e., gastropods, echinoderms, bivalves) the bakevelliid fauna of the Romualdo Formation can be tightly correlated with that of the Riachuelo Formation, supporting a paleogeographic scenario with a marine ingression flooding the Araripe Basin from the southeast, probably via the seaway developed in the Reconcavo-Tucano basin area. Finally, sedimentologic, stratigraphic and paleontological data indicates that the fate of the bakevelliids in the Romualdo Formation was linked to the onset of continentalization of the Araripe Basin. (C) 2020 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/00519-9 - Centralities of night-time leisure in the city of São Carlos-SP and the interface relations
Grantee:Tiago Ferreira Lopes Machado
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
FAPESP's process: 16/13214-7 - Multi-proxy approach of the mixed carbonate-siliciclast Crato Formation: sedimentary evolution, paleogeography and tectonics
Grantee:Filipe Giovanini Varejão
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 17/20803-1 - Stratigraphic and Paleoenvironmental Context of the Macroinvertebrate Assemblages of the Romualdo Formation, Cretaceous, Araripe Basin, and its Paleogeographic Implications
Grantee:Suzana Aparecida Matos da Silva
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 18/01750-7 - Bakevelliidae bivalves of the Romualdo Formation (Alagoas stage, Lower Cretaceous), Araripe Basin, Brazil: paleoenvironmental and paleogeographic significance
Grantee:Mariza Gomes Rodrigues
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master