Chevenez-Combe Ronde tracksite (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Also known as CHE-CRO-500, Chevenez-La Combe, Courtedoux

Where: Jura, Switzerland (47.4° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 15.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aulacostephanoides mutabilis ammonoid zone, Reuchenette Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• from a layer between the Banné Member and the "Marnes à Virgula". Within the mutabilis Ammonite zone, and the lallierianum subzone. From 6 lower levels between 500 and 540.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; calcareous mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: D. Marty, J. Ayer, D. Becker, J.-P. Berger, J.-P. Billon-Bruyat, L. Braillard, W. A. Hug and C. A. Meyer. 2007. Late Jurassic dinosaur tracksites of the Transjurane highway (Canton Jura, NW Switzerland): overview and measures for their protection and valorisation. Bulletin für Angewandte Geologie 12(1):75-89 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 149602: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.08.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.2 Owen 1842 dinosaur
"Morphotype II"
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
Brontopodus sp.1 Farlow et al. 1989 sauropod
trackway S10