La Pissoire Quarries, BF2 (Triassic to of France)

Also known as Saint-Sernin-du-Bois, BF 2, Autunois

Where: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France (46.8° N, 4.4° E: paleocoordinates 11.6° N, 16.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Grès d'Antully Formation, Anisian to Anisian (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coarse-grained sandstone and green claystone

• arkosic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. Courel, G. Demathieu, and R. Buffard. 1968. Empreintes de pas de Vertébrés et stratigraphie du Trias [Vertebrate footprints and Triassic stratigraphy]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 7e série 10:275-281 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 24834: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.08.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
Rhynchosauroides petri Demathieu 1966 reptile
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
Anchisauripus bibractensis5 Demathieu 1971 theropod
pistes A, D
 Saurischia - Anchisauripodidae
Coelurosaurichnus perriauxi1 Demathieu and Gand 1972 theropod
 Saurischia - Parachirotheriidae
Sphingopus sp.3 Demathieu 1966 theropod
Sphingopus ferox Demathieu 1966 theropod
pistes G, H
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
Dahutherium sp.4 Montenat 1968 archosaur
LPg 13 B
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Brachychirotherium pachydactylum n. sp.2 Demathieu and Gand 1973 archosaur
 Pseudosuchia - Rotodactylidae
Rotodactylus sp.4 Peabody 1948 archosaur
Rotodactylus lucasi n. sp.2 Demathieu and Gand 1973 archosaur
65 B