Chasselay tracksite, level Y (BQ) (Triassic to of France)

Also known as Ch, Mont d'Or Lyonnais

Where: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France (45.3° N, 5.3° E: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 17.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grès Inférieurs du Lyonnais Formation, Anisian to Anisian (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• late Anisian to lower Ladinian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by L. Courel in 1961

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. R. Demathieu. 1970. Empreintes de Pas de Vertébrés du Trias de la Bordure Nord-Est du Massif Central (Vertebrate Footprints from the Triassic of the Northeast Border of the Massif Central]. Cahiers de Paléontologie 1-211 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 201284: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.05.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
 Saurischia - Parachirotheriidae
Sphingopus ferox Demathieu 1966 theropod
21.1 Y1
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
"Chirotherium coureli n. sp." = Isochirotherium coureli, ? Brachychirotherium sp.
"Chirotherium coureli n. sp." = Isochirotherium coureli Demathieu 1970 archosaur
21.1 FY
? Brachychirotherium sp. Beurlen 1950 archosaur
21.1 W1, W2