Shell, Bighorn Basin dinosaur tracks (KU) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Big Horn County, Wyoming (44.6° N, 107.9° W: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 53.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Morrison Formation, Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; medium-grained sandstone and mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace, soft parts

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. F. Platt and S. T. Hasiotis. 2006. Newly discovered sauropod dinosaur tracks with skin and foot-pad impressions from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A. Palaios 21:249-261 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62576: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.07.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. sauropod
pes print, print with skin impressions
cf. Brontopodus birdi Farlow et al. 1989 sauropod
manus print
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocidae indet. diplodocid
manus print