Agnano tracksite, Monte Pisano (Triassic of Italy)

Also known as La Costia, Monti Pisano, AGMP

Where: Toscana, Italy (43.7° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 11.6° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Quarziti de Monte Serra Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• upper Carnian; orig. thought to be Cretaceous; layer also referred to as "Quarziti viola zonate"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; red, argillaceous siltstone and claystone

• delta floodplain
• alternating siltstone and claystone layers

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Fuscini, Huene, Tongiorgi in 1915, 1940, 1980

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1941. Die Tetrapoden-Fährten im toskanischen Verrucano und ihre Bedeutung [The tetrapod trakcs in Tuscan Verrucano and their meaning]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilage-Band, Abteilung B 1941:1-34 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68779: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.02.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Procolophonia -
Procolophonipus sp. von Lilienstern 1939 parareptile
362.4
Procolophonipus italicus n. sp. Huene 1941 parareptile
249.10, 252.2
  - Rhynchosauroidae
"Ichnites pisanus n. sp." = Rhynchocephalichnus pisanus, Rhynchocephalichnus etruscus n. sp.
"Ichnites pisanus n. sp." = Rhynchocephalichnus pisanus Fucini 1915 reptile
247.1, 247.11, 262.63, 255.3, 258.59, 342.5
Rhynchocephalichnus etruscus n. sp. Huene 1941 reptile
240.5, 363.3
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Grallator pisanus n. sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)1
"Grallator pisanus n. sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)1 theropod
 Saurischia - Anchisauripodidae
Coelurosaurichnus toscanus n. gen. n. sp. Huene 1941 theropod
286.5
 Ornithischia -
Ornithischia indet.1 ornithischian
 Pseudosuchia -
"Ichnites verrucae n. sp." = Thecodontichnus verrucae2
"Ichnites verrucae n. sp." = Thecodontichnus verrucae2 Tommasi 1886 archosaur
240.6, 261.6, 286.1, 249.4, 277.5, 287.1/2, 300.2, 247.2/3, 280.3, 287.3
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Thecodontichnus fucinii n. gen. n. sp. Huene 1941 archosaur
266.3, 267.2, 266.6, 287.8, 287.5, 266.7
Chirotherium angustum n. sp. Huene 1941 archosaur
267.2