Fozières tracksite (Triassic of France)

Also known as Lodèvois, Lodève

Where: Languedoc-Rousillon, France (43.8° N, 3.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Form. inférieure Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Melet, Hugounenq, de Rouville in 1857–

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: T. C. Winkler. 1886. Histoire de l’Ichnologie. Étude Ichnologique sur les Empreintes de Pas d’Animaux Fossiles, Suivie de la Description des Plaques à Impressions d’Animaux qui se Trouvent au Musée Teyler [History of Ichnology. Ichnological Study of Fossil Animal Footprints, Followed by the Description of Slabs with Animal Impressions found in Teyler’s Museum] iv-200 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 199936: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp.2 Maidwell 1911 reptile
MHNL no. 38750
Rhynchosauroides lutevensis n. sp.3 reptile
MHN (Musée Fleury)
 Saurischia - Parachirotheriidae
Sphingopus ferox1 Demathieu 1966 theropod
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
"Chirotherium barthii" = Chirotherium barthii3, "Chirotherium gallicum" = Chirotherium barthii2, Brachychirotherium circaparvum1
"Chirotherium barthii" = Chirotherium barthii3 Kaup 1835 archosaur
MHN (Musée Fleury)
"Chirotherium gallicum" = Chirotherium barthii2 Kaup 1835 archosaur
MHNL no. 38750
Brachychirotherium circaparvum1 Demathieu 1971 archosaur
 Pseudosuchia - Rotodactylidae
Rotodactylus bessieri n. sp.3 Demathieu 1984 archosaur
MHN (Musée Fleury)