Valley floor of east Camp Quarry (Permian of the United States)

Also known as 1 km SE Arroyo del Agua

Where: Rio Arriba County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 106.7° W: paleocoordinates 6.5° N, 33.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cutler Formation, Wolfcamp (296.4 - 268.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected in 1982; reposited in the CM

Primary reference: D. B. Brinkman, D. S. Berman, and D. A. Eberth. 1984. A new araeoscelid reptile, Zarcasaurus tanyderus, from the Cutler Formation (Lower Permian) of north-central New Mexico. New Mexico Geology 6(2):34-39 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171346: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 07.07.2015, edited by Emma Dunne

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "Numerous articulated specimens have been collected from the valley floor immediately east of the Camp quarry." Lucas et a. (2005)
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Trematopidae
Ecolsonia cutlerensis2 Vaughn 1969 tetrapod
Reptilia
 Araeoscelidia - Araeoscelidae
Zarcasaurus tanyderus n. gen. n. sp.
Zarcasaurus tanyderus n. gen. n. sp. Brinkman et al. 1984 diapsid
CM 41704, partial skeleton
Osteichthyes
 Cotylosauria - Tseajaiidae
Tseajaia cf. campi2 Vaughn 1964 tetrapod
 Microsauria - Gymnarthridae
Stegotretus agyrus n. gen. n. sp.1
Stegotretus agyrus n. gen. n. sp.1 Berman et al. 1988 tetrapod
CM 38023 (holotype; partial skull) CM 27559 (partial skull), CM 27574 (skull), CM 28581 (partial skull and much of skeleton)