Mount Morgan Open Cut tracksite (Jurassic of Australia)

Also known as Mt. Morgan

Where: Queensland, Australia (23.6° S, 150.4° E: paleocoordinates 58.1° S, 93.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Razorback Beds Formation, Early/Lower Jurassic (201.3 - 174.1 Ma)

• exposed in an outlier of the Razorback Beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, sandy shale

• "slightly arenaceous grey shales"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by K. A. Moody, V. M. Moss, & C. W. Crane

Collection methods: surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

• discovered by K. A. Moody, V. M. Moss, & C. W. Crane, Mount Morgan Limited surveyors

Primary reference: H. R. E. Staines. 1954. Dinosaur footprints at Mount Morgan. Queensland Government Mining Journal 55(632):483-485 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 60756: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -