Castle Peak (Permian of the United States)

Where: Taylor County, Texas (32.4° N, 100.0° W: paleocoordinates 1.4° N, 30.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Medlicottia chozaensis ammonoid zone, Choza Formation (Clear Fork Group), Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• upper Artinskian (Haubold & Lucas 2003)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Reposited in the NMMNH, UCM, YPM

Primary reference: H. Haubold and S. G. Lucas. 2003. Tetrapod footprints of the Lower Permian Choza Formation at Castle Peak, Texas. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 77(2):247-261 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197319: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 02.11.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
Solidopus perissodactylus n. sp. Moodie 1930 tetrapod
UC 2314 (holotype); also UC 2303
Reptilia
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Dromopus palmatus n. sp. Moodie 1929 reptile
YPM 1103 (holotype); also YPM 1247, 1248, 1249, 1118; UC 2310, and 2316; MCZ 17, 23, 27, 45, 52, 54, 61, 62, 73, 74, 99, 108, 112, 120, 126, 127; NMMHN P-32394, P-32401, P-32403, P-32413/414, P-32415, P-32416, P-32418, P-32419, P-32422, P32423, P-32428, P-32430, P-32436/437, P-32443/444, P32445/446, P~32447/448, P-32457, P-32458/459, P-32460, P32467/468, P-32473, P-32474, P-32482/483; HF 173/174, 175/176, 177 to 179, 181 to 183, 185, 186, 187, 190, 196 to 206
 Eureptilia - Captorhinidae
Varanopus curvidactylus n. sp. Moodie 1929 eureptile
YPM 1106 (holotype); also UC 2300, 2305; NMMNH P 32390-392; HF 180, 188, 190, 196
Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
Erpetopus willistoni n. sp. Moodie 1929 tetrapod
UC 443 A (holotype); also UC 2313; YPM 1101, 1102, 1106, 1107, 1119, 1124, 1132, 1134, 1135, 1246, 1249; NMMNH P-32394, P-32395, P-32396/397, P32399/400, P-32401/403, P-32402/412, P32404, P-32408/409, P-32410/411, P-32417 to 422, P-32425 to 429, P-32432/433, P-324434/435, P-32438, P32441/442, P-32443/444, P-32445/446, P-32449, P-32451 to 457, P-32458/459, P-32460 to 464, P-32466, P-32467/468, P32469 to 471, P-32473, P-32475 to 481; HF170 to 174, 179, 181,182, 183, 185, 186, 190, 196 to 206