New Egypt coal mine (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Chatham County, North Carolina (35.6° N, 79.3° W: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 23.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cumnock Formation (Newark Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• "Conewagian LVF", previously considered late Carnian in age but redated as early Norian (Sues & Fraser 2010. Triassic Life on Land)

•Sanford subbasin of the Richmond Basin

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. Emmons

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. Emmons. 1856. Geological Report of the Midland Counties of North Carolina xx-351 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 99429: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 11.11.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Dictyocephalus elegans n. gen. n. sp.2
Dictyocephalus elegans n. gen. n. sp.2 Leidy 1856 tetrapod
AMNH 5661, partial skull roof
Reptilia
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
Rutiodon carolinensis n. gen. n. sp.
Rutiodon carolinensis n. gen. n. sp. Emmons 1856 archosaur
Williams College unnumbered (neotype), skull. Five teeth and fragmentary postcrania (syntypes), now USNM 214513
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
Dromatherium sylvestre n. gen. n. sp.1, Microconodon tenuirostris n. gen. n. sp.3
Dromatherium sylvestre n. gen. n. sp.1 Emmons 1857 therapsid
Microconodon tenuirostris n. gen. n. sp.3 Osborn 1886 therapsid
ANSP 10248, right dentary