Quiet Canyon (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as Entrada Ranch, Entradasuchus type

Where: Grand County County, Utah (38.6° N, 109.3° W: paleocoordinates 32.3° N, 52.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Moab Tongue Member (Entrada Sandstone Formation), Middle Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• Very late Middle Callovian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. P. Hunt and M. G. Lockley. 1995. A nonmarine tetrapod from the Middle Jurassic of the United States: a primitive crocodyliform from the Entrada Sandstone of eastern Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(3):554-560 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137804: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 20.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Entradasuchus spinosus n. gen. n. sp.
Entradasuchus spinosus n. gen. n. sp. Hunt and Lockley 1995 crocodilian
CU-MWC 183-11, type specimen, near-complete skeleton