Stradsfield Quarry, near Brewood (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Staffordshire, United Kingdom (52.7° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 15.5° N, 10.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• "Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation, Lower-Middle Anisian, Middle Triassic" (King et al. 2005)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: NOMCM - Northampton Museum, UK; BMNH - Natural History Museum, London, UK

Primary reference: M. J. King, W. A. S. Sarjeant, D. B. Thompson and G. Tresise. 2005. A Revised Systematic Ichnotaxonomy and Review of the Vertebrate Footprint Ichnofamily Chirotheriidae from the British Triassic. Ichnos 12(4):241-299 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197350: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 06.11.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
BMNH 40154
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Synaptichnium pseudosuchoides n. sp. Nopcsa 1923 archosaur
NOMCM 1922.29.644P (topotype) - King et al. (2005) suggests that this is part of 'Slab 1', the first figured specimen of S. pseudosuchoides
Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835 archosaur
BMNH 40154; NOMNM 1922.29.619P
Chirotherium cf. storetonense Morton 1863 archosaur
NOMCM 1922.29.640P