NMMNH L-6769, Kane Springs Canyon (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as NMMNH Loc. 6769

Where: Grand County, Utah (38.5° N, 109.6° W: paleocoordinates 17.2° N, 48.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wingate Sandstone Formation (Glen Canyon Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• ca. 15 m above base of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by G. Odier

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. G. Lucas, M. G. Lockley, A. P. Hunt and L. H. Tanner. 2006. Biostratigraphic significance of tetrapod footprints from the Triassic-Jurassic Wingate Sandstone on the Colorado Plateau. In J. D. Harris, S. G. Lucas, J. A. Spielmann, M. G. Lockley, A. R. C. Milner, & J. I. Kirkland (eds.), The Triassic-Jurassic Terrestrial Transition. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 37:109-117 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192897: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.04.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Eosauropus sp. Lockley et al. 2006 saurischian
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes) Hitchcock 1845 theropod
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Brachychirotherium sp. Beurlen 1950 archosaur