Phytosaur Basin E (UCMP 7040, PFV 121) (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Adamana, Phytosaur Basin Buttes

Where: Apache County, Arizona (34.9° N, 109.8° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° N, 48.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sonsela Member (Chinle Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• This collection was originally listed as in the lower Petrified Forest Member by Long & Murry (1995). Rainbow Forest Bed (see Parker & Irmis 2005: fig. 8)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and shale

• Lithology data from UCMP catalogue

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Alexander, Camp; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: R. A. Long and P. A. Murry. 1995. Late Triassic (Carnian and Norian) tetrapods from the southwestern United States. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 4:1-254 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92819: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 01.12.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
"Buettneria perfecta" = Koskinonodon perfectus
"Buettneria perfecta" = Koskinonodon perfectus Case 1922 tetrapod
UCMP 27009, interclavicle
Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Doswelliidae
Vancleavea campi Long and Murry 1995 archosauromorph
UCMP 178046, dorsal centrum
 Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae
"Stagonolepis wellesi" = Calyptosuchus wellesi, Typothorax coccinarum
"Stagonolepis wellesi" = Calyptosuchus wellesi Long and Ballew 1985 archosaur
UCMP 126971, scute fragment
Typothorax coccinarum Cope 1875 archosaur
PEFO 26694, partial paramedian plate
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
Leptosuchus sp., "Leptosuchus adamanensis" = Smilosuchus adamanensis
Leptosuchus sp. Case 1922 archosaur
UCMP 27008, postcrania
"Leptosuchus adamanensis" = Smilosuchus adamanensis Camp 1930 archosaur
UCMP 27007, cranial material, ribs, "scrap"