Reddell Beach tracksite (UQL-DP45) (Cretaceous to of Australia)

Also known as Gantheaume Point, Broome

Where: Western Australia, Australia (18.0° S, 122.2° E: paleocoordinates 50.9° S, 86.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Broome Sandstone Formation, Valanginian to Valanginian (139.8 - 125.0 Ma)

• mid-Valanginian to mid-Barremian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; micaceous sandstone and siltstone

• "variegated micaceous sandstones, often strongly crossbedded, with subordinate siltstone...We found ripple marking, with wave lengths varying from two or three to ten or twelve centimeters, to be characteristic..."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1987

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

• collected only casts of footprints

Primary reference: T. Thulborn, T. Hamley, and P. Foulkes. 1995. Preliminary report on sauropod dinosaur tracks in the Broome Sandstone (Lower Cretaceous) of Western Australia. In M. G. Lockley, V. F. dos Santos, C. A. Meyer, & A. P. Hunt (eds.), Aspects of Sauropod Paleobiology. GAIA 10:85-94 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 61671: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.06.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda "indet. A"2 Marsh 1878 sauropod
UQL-DP45-14; "morphotype A"
Oobardjidama foulkesi n. gen. n. sp.2 Salisbury et al. 2016 sauropod
Megalosauropus broomensis1 Colbert and Merrilees 1967 theropod
UQL-DP45-10, mold of R pes
 Ornithischia -
Thyreophora "indet. B"2 Nopcsa 1915 ornithischian
UQL-DP45-15, R manus; "morphotype B"
Garbina roeorum2 Salisbury et al. 2016 ornithischian
Luluichnus mueckei n. gen. n. sp.2 Salisbury et al. 2016 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Walmadanyichnus hunteri2 Salisbury et al. 2016 bird foot dinosaur
UQL-DP45-19, R pes