Giles County (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Giles County, Virginia (38.5° N, 79.0° W: paleocoordinates 19.4° S, 27.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Hinton Formation, Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. B. Branson. 1910. Amphibian footprints from the Mississippian of Virginia. The Journal of Geology 18(4):356-358 [M. Uhen/K. Feoli/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 104796: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.02.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
  - Rhynchosauroidae