Tepees NW (UCMP V82273, PF 111d, 111) (Triassic of the United States)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• variegated siltstone bed in lower Petrified Forest Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by UCMP in 1981, 1982, 1985; 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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 93113: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 05.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Apachesaurus gregorii Hunt 1993 tetrapod
UCMP 130023, centrum
"Buettneria perfecta" = Koskinonodon perfectus Case 1922 tetrapod
UCMP 130024, plate fragments
Reptilia
 Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae
"Stagonolepis wellesi" = Calyptosuchus wellesi
"Stagonolepis wellesi" = Calyptosuchus wellesi Long and Ballew 1985 archosaur
UCMP 126854, partial lateral scute. UCMP 126856, paramedian scute
 Pseudosuchia -
Rauisuchia indet. Huene 1942 archosaur
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
Leptosuchus sp. Case 1922 archosaur
UCMP 126997, 126725 squamosals.