Daepyeongri-Jisanri tracksite (Cretaceous of South Korea)

Where: Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea (35.1° N, 128.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 123.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jindong Formation (Hayang Group), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• lower part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; fine-grained, tuffaceous, gray sandstone and black shale

• "light gray, fine-grained tuffaceous sandstone which is intercalated within laminated black shale...Well-developed mud cracks, interference ripple marks, rain drop imprints, and plant fragments are frequently observed in the black shale."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

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

Primary reference: J. Y. Kim, M. G. Lockley, H. M. Kim, J.-D. Lim, and K. S. Kim. 2009. New dinosaur tracks from Korea, Ornithopodichnus masanensis ichnogen. et ichnosp. nov. (Jindong Formation, Lower Cretaceous): implications for polarities in ornithopod foot morphology. Cretaceous Research 30:1387-1397 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94614: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.03.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
small tracks
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Ornithopodichnus masanensis n. gen. n. sp. Kim et al. 2009 bird foot dinosaur
12 trackways, 38 isolated prints