Scorlon Quarry, Newton Nottage (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Schorlan Quarry, Porthcawl, Porth-Cawl

Where: Wales, United Kingdom (51.5° N, 3.7° W: paleocoordinates 30.8° N, 0.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mercia Mudstone Group, Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• "Dolomitic Conglomerate"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pebbly, conglomeratic, calcareous limestone

• "flaggy, calcareous beds ith subangular pebbles of limestone"; originally described as "a breccia or conglomerate of small limestone fragments"; also described as a "conglomeratic sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by T. H. Thomas, J. Storrie in 1878

Collection methods: salvage, surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

Primary reference: W. J. Sollas. 1879. On some three-toed footprints from the Triassic conglomerate of south Wales. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 35:511-515 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57952: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 11.01.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Brontozoum thomasi n. sp." = Anchisauripus thomasi
"Brontozoum thomasi n. sp." = Anchisauripus thomasi Sollas 1879 theropod
5 prints in trackway