NMMNH locality 2671 (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Redondavenator holotype site

Where: Quay County, New Mexico (35.1° N, 103.6° W: paleocoordinates 10.0° N, 43.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Red Peak Member (Redonda Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• "high in the Redonda Formation, just above a lacustrine shale that yields numerous semionotid fishes"; "Apachean Land-Vertebrate Faunachron, latest Triassic", upper Red Peak Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; conglomerate

• "These kinds of conglomerates have been interpreted as subaqueous debris-flow deposits that accumulated near the margins of small lakes in the Redonda depositional system"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Hunt, Lucas; reposited in the NMMNH

Primary reference: S. J. Nesbitt, R. B. Irmis, S. G. Lucas and A. P. Hunt. 2005. A giant crocodylomorph from the Upper Triassic of New Mexico. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 79:471-478 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89969: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 22.06.2009

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Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
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Osteichthyes indet.3 bony fish
NMMNH P-25788
Reptilia
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Reptilia indet.3 Laurenti 1768 reptile
NMMNH P-17489, 25624, 25792, 43215
 Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae
Redondasuchus rineharti n. sp.1 Spielmann et al. 2006 archosaur
NMMNH P-43312 (holotype), 25770, 43311, 50745, three plates and femur
 Loricata - Sphenosuchidae
Sphenosuchidae indet.2 Huene 1922 crocodilian
NMMNH P-4741, jaw fragment
 Loricata -
Redondavenator quayensis n. gen. n. sp.
Redondavenator quayensis n. gen. n. sp. Nesbitt et al. 2005 crocodilian
NMMNH P-25615 , anterior portion of skull , incomplete scapula and coracoid found in close association with the anterior portion of the skull.
 Loricata - Rauisuchidae
Rauisuchidae indet.3 rauisuchid
NMMNH P-22495, tooth fragment
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
Parasuchidae indet.3 Lydekker 1885 archosaur
NMMNH P-4733-4736, 4738, 4742, 22093, 25610, 25614, 25616-25619, 25620, 25625, 25626, 25631, 25642, 25665, 25775, 43211-43214, fragmentary cranial and postcranial specimens