Chasselay tracksite, level C (BQ) (Triassic to of France)

Also known as Ch, Mont d'Or Lyonnais

Where: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France (45.3° N, 5.3° E: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grès Inférieurs du Lyonnais Formation, Anisian to Anisian (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• late Anisian to lower Ladinian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by L. Courel in 1961

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. Lorenz, G. G. Demathieu, and P. Demathieu. 1962. Découverte d’empreintes de pas de reptiles dans le Trias du plateau d’Antully [Discovery of reptile footprints in the Triassic of the Antully plateau]. L’Eduen. Bulletin trimestriel de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Autun. Nouvelle Série 22:9-14 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31310: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 06.05.2003, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp.2 Maidwell 1911 reptile
21.1 BA2
Rhynchosauroides petri1 Demathieu 1966 reptile
Rhynchosauroides majus1 Demathieu 1967 reptile
21.1 I
Rhynchosauroides sphaerodactylus n. sp.3 Demathieu 1971 reptile
21.1 AN1
 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet.2 archosaur
21.1 AVa,b ("primitive carnosaurians or pseudosuchians close to these latter")
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
Anchisauripus bibractensis3 Demathieu 1971 theropod
 Saurischia - Anchisauripodidae
aff. Coelurosaurichnus sp.2 Huene 1941 theropod
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
Batrachopus varians n. sp.2 Demathieu 1970 archosaur
21.1 I1
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
? Synaptichnium sp.2 Nopcsa 1923 archosaur
21.1 BA1
Synaptichnium priscum n. sp.2 Demathieu 1970 archosaur
21.1 FL, FT, GF, BX, BB, BO, CH, CM, DK, AT1
"Chirotherium barthi" = Chirotherium barthii1 Kaup 1835 archosaur
"Isochirotherium demathieui" = Chirotherium demathieui5 Haubold 1970 archosaur
Chirotherium parvum1 Hitchcock 1889 archosaur
21.1 BK2, AM1, X1, AJ1
Brachychirotherium tintanti n. sp.3 Demathieu 1971 archosaur
21.1 W1
Brachychirotherium circaparvum n. sp.3 Demathieu 1971 archosaur
21.1 BK2
Minutipes gracilis
Minutipes gracilis n. gen. n. sp.2
Minutipes gracilis n. gen. n. sp.2 Demathieu 1970
21.1 BK3
 Ichnofossils -
Planolites sp.4 Nicholson 1873