Brosses-Thillot Quarry, C2 tracksite (Triassic of France)

Also known as Brosses-Thillots, Laupretre, Mont-Saint-Vincent, Montceau-les-Mines, Charolais

Where: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France (46.6° N, 4.5° E: paleocoordinates 11.4° N, 16.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grès d'Antully Formation, Middle Triassic (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, red, yellow, argillaceous sandstone

• "very silificied sandstone, massive, several clayey joints, reddish-yellow bed"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Lobreau, G. Gand, F. Pellier, L. Courel

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: G. R. Demathieu. 1970. Empreintes de Pas de Vertébrés du Trias de la Bordure Nord-Est du Massif Central (Vertebrate Footprints from the Triassic of the Northeast Border of the Massif Central]. Cahiers de Paléontologie 1-211 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28092: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.01.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides maximus n. sp.2 Gand 1974 reptile
BTg 35-40, 8-p
Phalangichnus sp.3 Schmidt 1959 reptile
misspelled "Phalangicnus"; BTg 8
 Thecodontia -
Rotodactylus sp.3 Peabody 1948 archosaur
BTg 31
Rotodactylus lucasi3 Demathieu and Gand 1973 archosaur
"Chirotherium barthi" = Chirotherium barthii5 Kaup 1835 archosaur
BTg V, XV, 16
 Saurischia -
Coelurosaurichnus sabinensis7 Gand et al. 1976 saurischian
BTg 21, slab P; BTa, BTb, BTc, BTg I, BTg II
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
Anchisauripus bibractensis1 Demathieu 1971 theropod
BTg 23
 Saurischia - Parachirotheriidae
Sphingopus ferox3 Demathieu 1966 theropod
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
Dahutherium sp.3 Montenat 1968 archosaur
BTg, slab A
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Synaptichnium sp.3 Nopcsa 1923 archosaur
BTW 36
Isochirotherium circademathieui4 Gand 1979 archosaur
BTg VIII A, B; XIX, BTW 30, 33
Brachychirotherium sp.6 Beurlen 1950 archosaur
BTg 32, 8B, BTW 31, 33
Brachychirotherium pachydactylum3 Demathieu and Gand 1973 archosaur
Brachychirotherium lorteti3 Haubold 1970 archosaur
BTW 32