Newhurst Quarry, Shepshed (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.8° N, 1.3° W: paleocoordinates 15.8° N, 11.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sneinton Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: LEICM - Leicester Museum, 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 197351: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 06.11.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835 archosaur
LEICM G934.1977.1–3, trackway; LEIUG 70533, right pes; LEICM G873.1973.0.0, cast of right pes; LEICM G934.1777.1.0, mold of left pes; LEICM G1978.10, cast of left pes