Scott & Sons Quarry tracksite, Goldsboro (USNM) (Triassic of the United States)

Where: York County, Pennsylvania (40.2° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 14.6° N, 21.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gettysburg Formation (Chatham Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• 4120 m above the base of the New Oxford Formation and 2850 m below the Heidlersbury Member or the Gettysburg Formation; 3 horizons within a 37-inch thickness; Gettysburg section

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Wanner in 1887; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: A. Wanner. 1889. The discovery of fossil tracks, algae, etc., in the Triassic of York county, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Geological Survey Annual Report 1887:21-35 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55413: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 20.10.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Rhynchosauroidae
? Rhynchosauroides sp.3 Maidwell 1911 reptile
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Brontozoum sillimanium" = Eubrontes sillimani2, "Atreipus milfordensis" = Anchisauripus milfordensis1
"Brontozoum sillimanium" = Eubrontes sillimani2 Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Atreipus milfordensis" = Anchisauripus milfordensis1 Bock 1952 theropod
USNM (lost)
 Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae
"Anomoepus gracillimus" = Anomoepus scambus2
"Anomoepus gracillimus" = Anomoepus scambus2 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
"Anisichnus gracilis" = Batrachopus gracilis2
"Anisichnus gracilis" = Batrachopus gracilis2 Hitchcock 1845 archosaur
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
? Apatopus sp.3 Baird 1957 archosaur
 Ichnofossils -
Scoyenia sp.3 White 1929