UQL-DP11 tracksite (PROXY) (Cretaceous to of Australia)

Also known as Yanijarri-Lurujarri

Where: Western Australia, Australia (17.5° S, 122.1° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° S, 86.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Broome Sandstone Formation, Valanginian to Valanginian (139.8 - 125.0 Ma)

• mid-Valanginian to mid-Barremian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithified, fine-grained, coarse, quartzose sandstone

• sheet floods within the braid plain portion of a tidally influenced delta
• interbedded siltstones and sandstones; a well-cemented, fine to coarse quartzarenite to lithic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. W. Salisbury, A. Romilio, M. C. Herne, R. T. Tucker, and J. P. Nair. 2016. The Dinosaurian Ichnofauna of the Lower Cretaceous (Valanginian–Barremian) Broome Sandstone of the Walmadany Area (James Price Point), Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 16. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(6, suppl.):1-152 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185864: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda "indet. D" Marsh 1878 sauropod
UQL-DP11-4; "morphotype D"
Megalosauropus broomensis Colbert and Merrilees 1967 theropod
UQL-DP11-1, mold of L pes
 Neornithischia -
Walmadanyichnus hunteri n. gen. n. sp.
Walmadanyichnus hunteri n. gen. n. sp. Salisbury et al. 2016 bird foot dinosaur
UQL-DP11-5, 8, 18