Brosses-Thillot Quarry, C2: Middle Triassic, France
collected by Lobreau, G. Gand, Pellier, L. Courel

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides maximus n. sp. Gand 1974
Gand 1974 7 individuals
BTg 35-40, 8-p
Phalangichnus sp. Schmidt 1959
Gand 1974 1 individual
misspelled "Phalangicnus"; BTg 8
Reptilia - Eubrontidae
Anchisauripus bibractensis Demathieu 1971
Gand 1973 1 individual
BTg 23
Reptilia - Anchisauripodidae
Coelurosaurichnus perriauxi Demathieu and Gand 1972
Gand 1973 8 specimens
BTg 21, slab P; BTa, BTb, BTc, BTg I, BTg II
    = Coelurosaurichnus sabinensis Gand et al. 1976
Gand et al. 1976
paratype, BT 4
Reptilia - Parachirotheriidae
Sphingopus ferox Demathieu 1966
Gand 1974
Reptilia - Batrachopodidae
Dahutherium sp. Montenat 1968
Gand 1974 2 individuals
BTg, slab A
Reptilia - Chirotheriidae
Synaptichnium sp. Nopcsa 1923
Gand 1974 1 individual
BTW 36
Isochirotherium sp. Haubold 1971
Gand et al. 1973 5 individuals
BTg VIII A, B; XIX, BTW 30, 33
    = Isochirotherium circademathieui Gand 1979
Gand et al. 2012
Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835
Gand et al. 1973 4 individuals
BTg V, XV, 16
    = Chirotherium barthi Kaup 1835
Gand and Demathieu 2005
original and current combination Chirotherium barthii
Brachychirotherium sp. Beurlen 1950
Gand et al. 1973 4 individuals
BTg 32, 8B, BTW 31, 33
Brachychirotherium pachydactylum Demathieu and Gand 1973
Gand 1974
Brachychirotherium lorteti (Haubold 1970)
Gand 1974 1 individual
BTW 32
Reptilia - Rotodactylidae
Rotodactylus sp. Peabody 1948
Gand 1974 1 individual
BTg 31
Rotodactylus lucasi Demathieu and Gand 1973
Gand 1974
see common names

Geography
Country:France State/province:Bourgogne-Franche-Comté County:Saône-et-Loire
Coordinates: 46.6° North, 4.5° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:11.4° North, 16.1° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:366 meters
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Time
Period:Triassic Epoch:Middle Triassic
10 m.y. bin:Triassic 2
*Period:Late/Upper Triassic *Epoch:Late Triassic
*International age/stage:Carnian - Rhaetian
Key time interval:Middle Triassic
Age range of interval:247.20000 - 237.00000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Stratigraphy
Formation:Grès d'Antully
Local section:Brosses-Thillot Local bed:C2
Local order:bottom to top
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:red,yellow lithified argillaceous sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "very silificied sandstone, massive, several clayey joints, reddish-yellow bed"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:mold/impression,trace
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Spatial orientation:life position
Associated major elements:many
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Spatial resolution:autochthonous
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,surface (in situ),mechanical,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:Lobreau, G. Gand, Pellier, L. Courel
Metadata
Also known as:Brosses-Thillots, Laupretre, Mont-Saint-Vincent, Montceau-les-Mines, Charolais
Database number:28092
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2003-01-23 10:51:55 Last modified:2019-10-16 12:10:35
Access level:the public Released:2003-01-23 10:51:55
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

68923. G. R. Demathieu. 1970. Empreintes de Pas de Vertébrés du Trias de la Bordure Nord-Est du Massif Central (Vertebrate Footprints from the Triassic of the Northeast Border of the Massif Central]. Cahiers de Paléontologie 1-211 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

47224 G. R. Demathieu. 1989. Appearance of the first dinosaur tracks in the French Middle Triassic and their probable significance. In D. D. Gillette & M. G. Lockley (ed.), Dinosaur Tracks and Traces 201-207 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
17970ETE G. Gand. 1973. Les empreintes dinosauroïdes des grès triasiques de la carrière des Brosses-Thillot (Mont Saint-Vincent (Saône-et-Loire)) [The dinosauroid footprints from the Triassic sandstones of the Brosses-Thillot quarry (Mont Saint-Vincent (Saône-et-Loire))]. Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle et des Amis du Muséum d'Autun 65:1-8 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
17965ETE G. Gand. 1974. Une nouvelle espèce ichnologique des Grès à Empreintes du Trias Moyen [A new ichnological species from the Middle Triassic Grès à Empreintes]. Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle et des Amis du Muséum d'Autun 70:10-16 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
17967ETE G. Gand. 1974. Les traces de vertébrés triasiques de l’Autunois et du Nord du Charollais [Triassic vertebrate traces from the Autunois and the northern Charollais]. Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle et des Amis du Muséum d'Autun 69:7-24 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
70494 G. Gand, R. Bourillot, B. Brigaud, J. S. Steyer, and J.-B. Peyrouse. 2012. Les Reptiles et Synapsides fossiles de Bourgogne [The fossil reptiles and synapsids of Bourgogne]. In D. Sirugue & N. Varanguin (ed.), Atlas des Reptiles de Bourgogne [Atlas of the Reptiles of Bourgogne] 12:33-97 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
19626ETE G. Gand and G. Demathieu. 2005. Les pistes dinosauroïds du Trias moyen français: interprétation et réévaluation de la nomenclature [The French Middle Triassic dinosauroid trackways: interpretation and nomenclatural reevaluation]. Geobios 38:725-749 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
67995 G. Gand, G. Demathieu, and C. Montenat. 2007. Les traces de pas d'amphibiens, de dinosaures et autres reptiles du Mesozoïque français: Inventaire et interpretations [Footprints of amphibians, dinosaurs, and other reptiles from the French Mesozoic: inventory and interpretations]. Palaeovertebrata 2007(1–4):1-149 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
67980 G. Gand, J.-F. Pellier, and F. Pellier. 1973. Notes préliminaires sur les empreintes chirothéroïdes des grès triasiques de la carrière des Brosses-Thillot (Mont Saint-Vincent, Saône-et-Loire) [Preliminary notes on the chirotheroid footprints from the Triassic sandstones of the Brosses-Thillot quarry (Mont Saint-Vincent, Saône-et-Loire)]. Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle et des Amis du Muséum d'Autun 68:7-12 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
76925% 10800G. Gand, F. Pellier, and J.-F. Pellier. 1976. Coelurosaurichnus sabinensis: trace triasique nouvelle de la bordure N.-E. du Massif Central [Coelurosaurichnus sabinensis: a new Triassic trackway from the northeastern border of the Massif Central]. Bulletin trimestriel de la Société d'Histoire naturelle et des Amis du Muséum d'Autun 79:19-22 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]