Boniches (Triassic of Spain)

Also known as Cuenca

Where: Castilla-La Mancha, Spain (40.0° N, 1.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.9° N, 13.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• from the "lower part of the Middle Triassic" in the "Muschelkalk"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coarse-grained, quartzose, red sandstone and red claystone

• "red and white sandstone, with large detrital quartz grains, alternating with beds of red claystone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by A. Mathieu in 1964

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent, M. Le Joncour, A. Mathieu and B. Plus. 1965. Découverte en Espagne d'empreintes de pas de Reptiles mésozoïques [Discovery of Mesozoic reptile footprints in Spain]. Boletin de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, Sección Geológica 63:225-230 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74513: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.08.2007, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Dinosauromorpha -
 Saurischia - Anchisauripodidae
Coelurosaurichnus cf. perriauxi Demathieu and Gand 1972 theropod
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835 archosaur
footprint, spelled "Cheirotherium"