Tarporley (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.2° N, 2.7° W: paleocoordinates 15.7° N, 12.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mercia Mudstone Group, Early/Lower Triassic (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• "rather higher in the Keuper than this at Storeton and Runcorn"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by P. G. Egerton

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: H. Girard. 1846. Über die Fährten vorweltlicher Thiere im Sandstein, insbesondere von Chirotherium [On the tracks of prehistoric animals in sandstone, especially Chirotherium]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde 1846:1-22 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164932: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotherium herculis n. sp. Egerton 1839 archosaur
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