Scrabo Hill Quarries, Newtownards (Triassic to of the United Kingdom)

Where: County Down, United Kingdom (54.6° N, 5.7° W: paleocoordinates 16.7° N, 9.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scrabo Sandstone Formation (Sherwood Sandstone Group), Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• "Scrabo Sandstone, Sherwood Sandstone Group, Scythian, Lower Triassic" (King et al. 2005)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: BELUM - Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK

Primary reference: M. J. King, W. A. S. Sarjeant, D. B. Thompson and G. Tresise. 2005. A Revised Systematic Ichnotaxonomy and Review of the Vertebrate Footprint Ichnofamily Chirotheriidae from the British Triassic. Ichnos 12(4):241-299 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197357: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 07.11.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
? Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835 archosaur
BELUM K12282