Dan River (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Chatham County, North Carolina (36.5° N, 79.3° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 23.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Newark Group, Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coal

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Leidy

Primary reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notice of some remains of extinct vertebrated animals. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 163-165 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 79951: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.03.2008, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Phytosauria -
Compsosaurus priscus n. gen. n. sp.
Compsosaurus priscus n. gen. n. sp. Leidy 1856 archosaur
 Microsauria -
Pariostegus myops n. gen. n. sp.
Pariostegus myops n. gen. n. sp. Cope 1868 tetrapod