Balgowan Colliery, Darling Downs (Jurassic of Australia)

Also known as Roughrigg, United, Rosalie

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.5° S, 150.5° E: paleocoordinates 66.1° S, 89.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Walloon Coal Measures Formation, Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

• "roof shale"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by W. Burns, W. Godfrey, C. C. Morton, R. E. Gould in 1950–1951, 1966

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1951. Giant dinosaur's footprints found in Darling Downs colliery. Queensland Government Mining Journal 52(598):582 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 60755: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda -
 Ornithischia -
Garbina roeorum2 Salisbury et al. 2016 ornithischian
"large pentadactyl tracks representing a quadrupedal dinosaur"