Butterloch-Bletterbach tracksite (Permian of Italy)

Where: Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy (46.4° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 4.1° N, 25.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Arenarie de Val Gardena Formation, Lopingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; micaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by P. Leonardi in 1948–1949

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Leonardi. 1951. Orme di tetrapodi nelle Arenarie de Val Gardena (Permiano Medio-inferiore) dell’Alto Adige sud-orientale [Tetrapod footprints in the Val Gardena Sandstones (middle-lower Permian) of southeast Alto Adige]. Memorie degli Istituti di Geologia e Mineralogia dell’Università di Padova 17:1-23 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188750: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.09.2017, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Caudata - Urodela
? Nasopus grimmi n. sp. Leonardi 1951 salamander
Reptilia
 Procolophonia -
Pachypes dolomiticus Leonardi et al. 1975 parareptile
 Testudinata -
? Chelichnus tazelwurmi Ceoloni et al. 1988 turtle
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
Rhynchosauroides pallinii Conti et al. 1977 reptile
N. S. 34/73/53/a, left manus; N. S. 34/73/53/b-c, right manus-pes set; 75/5/a-f, holotype: 3 consecutive manus-pes sets; 75/5/g-n, 3 consecutive manus-pes sets and N. S. 34/74/48, left manus-pes set: paratypes. Unpublished material: 75/5/o-q, left manus-pes set and left pes of the next set; N. S. 34/79/a-d, two consecutive manus-pes sets; N. S. 34/79/e-g, left manus-pes set and the right manus of the previous set; N. S. 34/79/h, left pes; N. S. 34/79/i, right manus; N. S. 34/80, left manus-pes set; N. S. 34/82, left manus; N. S. 34/201, right manus-pes set; N. S. 34/202, right manus-pes set; N. S. 34/203, left manus; N. S. 34/204, right manus-pes set and isolated left manus; N. S. 34/205/a-b, right manus-pes set; N. S. 34/206, right manus; N. S. 34/207, right manus; N. S. 34/208, right manus-pes set; N. S. 34/209/a-d, N. S. 34/209/e-g, N. S. 34/209/h and N. S. 34/209/i, natural molds of natural casts N. S. 34/79/a-d, N. S. 34/79/e-g, N. S. 34/79/h and NS34/79/i; N. S. 34/210, right manus-pes set
? Paradoxichnium radeinensis Ceoloni et al. 1988 reptile
  -
cf. Onychichnium escheri Dozy 1935 reptile
 Eureptilia - Captorhinidae
Hyloidichnus tirolensis Ceoloni et al. 1988 eureptile
 Pseudosuchia -
Thecodontichnus sp. Huene 1941 archosaur
? Thecodontichnus sp. Huene 1941 archosaur
? Prochirotherium sp. Leonardi 1951 archosaur
Prochirotherium permicum n. gen. n. sp. Leonardi 1951 archosaur
 Squamata -
Ganasauripus ladinus n. gen. n. sp.
Ganasauripus ladinus n. gen. n. sp. Valentini et al. 2007 lizard
N. S. 34/75/1, slab showing dozens of footprints differently oriented. Material referred by Conti et al. (2000) to Rhynchosauroides isp. (= Lepidosauria indet. f1 Conti et al., 1977): N. S. 34/73/96/a, right manus; N. S. 34/73/96/b, right pes; N. S. 34/73/106/a, left manus; N. S. 34/73/106/b, left pes; N. S. 34/74/40/d, left manus; N. S. 34/74/40/e, left pes; N. S. 34/75/40, left pes. Material referred by Conti et al. (2000) to Rhynchosauroidesisp. (= Laoporusisp. in Conti et al., 1977): N. S. 34/73/6/c-d. Unpublished material: N. S. 34/28/A1–7, N. S. 34/28/B1–11, N. S. 34/28/C1–10, N. S. 34/28/D1–23, N. S. 34/28/E1–27, five trackways; N. S. 34/28–1/a-d, two consecutive manus-pes sets; N. S. 34/28–2/ab, left manus-pes set; N. S. 34/80/1/a-b, left manus-pes set; N. S. 34/80/1/c-d, left manus-pes set; N. S. 34/224 a, left pes; N. S. 34/224/b-c, right manus-pes set; N. S. 34/225/a, left pes; N. S. 34/225/b, right manus; N. S. 34/226, left pes; N. S. 34/227, right manus; N. S. 34/228, right pes; N. S. 34/229, several footprints differently oriented
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
Dicynodontipus sp. Rühle von Lilienstern 1944 dicynodont
 Cotylosauria - Diadectidae
Ichniotherium accordii Ceoloni et al. 1988 tetrapod
Ichniotherium cottae Pohlig 1885 tetrapod
 Tetrapoda -
Janusichnus bifrons Ceoloni et al. 1988 tetrapod
Ichnium
  -
Ichnium sp. Pabst 1896