Kitadani tracksite (Cretaceous to of Japan)

Also known as Katsuyama

Where: Fukui, Japan (36.1° N, 136.6° E: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 137.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kitadani Formation (Tetori Group), Late/Upper Barremian to Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Akaiwa Subgroup; different layer to main/original dinosaur site and second bonebed; four footprint horizons present within the quarry

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; gray siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: Y. Azuma and Y. Tomida. 1997. Japanese dinosaurs. In P. J. Currie, K. Padian (eds.), Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs 375-379 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 87222: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.03.2009, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet. bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
 Pterosauria - Pteraichnidae
Pteraichnus nipponensis n. sp. Lee et al. 2010 pterosaur
FPDM-F022-1, five trackways