Milzer locality, MNA 853 (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Ward Terrace

Where: Coconino County, Arizona (35.8° N, 111.2° W: paleocoordinates 14.7° N, 50.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Owl Rock Member (Chinle Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; mudstone

• "distributary channel"

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: R. E. Kirby. 1991. A vertebrate fauna from the Upper Triassic Owl Rock Member of the Chinle Formation in Northern Arizona, Northern Arizona University. 1-476 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84015: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.09.2008, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Reticulodus synergus3 Murry and Kirby 2002 elasmobranch
SMU, numerous isolated teeth
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Metoposauridae indet.5 Watson 1919 tetrapod
MNA V5576-5578, 6713, 6721, cranial fragments. MNA V5579, clavicle fragments
Reptilia
 Eosuchia -
Archosauriformes indet.1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
"cf. Ornithischia?"
 Eosuchia - Doswelliidae
Vancleavea campi4 Long and Murry 1995 archosauromorph
MNA V7205, femur
 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet.5 Cope 1869 archosaur
MNA 5616, 5617, distal femora, MNA V6731, sacral centra (previously referred to cf. Postosuchus)
 Saurischia -
Coelophysoidea indet.5 Holtz 1994 coelophysoid
MNA 7240, proximal femoral condyle. MNA V7239, ungual. MNA V7241, centrum
 Pseudosuchia - Shuvosauridae
Shuvosauridae indet.5, "cf. Chatterjeea sp." = Shuvosaurus2
Shuvosauridae indet.5 Chatterjee 1993 archosaur
MNA V5602, 5603, proximal tibia fragments
"cf. Chatterjeea sp." = Shuvosaurus2 Chatterjee 1993 archosaur
 Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae
Typothorax coccinarum Cope 1875 archosaur
MNA V5540, V6706, lateral plates
 Loricata - Rauisuchidae
cf. Postosuchus sp. Chatterjee 1985 rauisuchid
MNA V5600, 5614, 5800, femoral heads. MNA V5618, 6734, distal femora. MNA V5601, V6727, partial tibiae. MNA 5606, partial metatarsal. MNA 5613, four partial tarsi. MNA V5609-5612, 49 vertebral fragments including centra
Postosuchus sp.5 Chatterjee 1985 rauisuchid
MNA V5604, proximal tibia
 Pseudosuchia -
cf. Poposaurus sp.5 Mehl 1915 archosaur
MNA V5605, distal tibia
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
"Pseudopalatus buceros" = Machaeroprosopus buceros5, "Pseudopalatus buceros" = Machaeroprosopus buceros5
"Pseudopalatus buceros" = Machaeroprosopus buceros5 Cope 1881 archosaur
"Pseudopalatus buceros" = Machaeroprosopus buceros5 Cope 1881 archosaur
MNA V7199-7204, cranial and postcranial fragments