Rap Hill (PFV 216) (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Arizona (34.8° N, 109.8° W: paleocoordinates 10.5° N, 48.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• Also referred to as Painted Desert Member of the Petrified Forest Formation

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: PEFO: Petrified Forest National Park

Primary reference: S. J. Nesbitt, M. R. Stocker, B. J. Small and A. Downs. 2009. The osteology and relationships of Vancleavea campi (Reptilia: Archosauriformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 157:814-864 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92827: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 01.12.2009, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Apachesaurus gregorii1 Hunt 1993 tetrapod
PEFO 16759, partial skull
Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Doswelliidae
Vancleavea campi Long and Murry 1995 archosauromorph
PEFO 16749, 16756, osteoderm fragments
 Pseudosuchia -
Revueltosaurus callenderi2 Hunt 1989 archosaur
Teeth
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
"Pseudopalatus sp." = Machaeroprosopus1
"Pseudopalatus sp." = Machaeroprosopus1 Mehl 1916 archosaur