Pont de Tiout, Aïn-Sefra tracksite (Jurassic of Algeria)

Also known as Ain Sefra

Where: Saïda, Algeria (32.8° N, 0.4° W: paleocoordinates 23.4° N, 1.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• "lower Lias"; date based on presence of Isocyprina (Eotrapezium) aff. germari in a bed 30 cm above

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; dolomite

• dolomitic limestones and dolomites

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J.-P. Bassoullet. 1971. Découverte d'empreintes de pas de Reptiles dans l'Infralias de la région d'Ain-Sefra (Atlas saharien-Algérie) [Discovery of reptile footprints in the Lower Lias of the Ain-Sefra region (Algerian-Saharan Atlas)]. Société Géologique de la France, Comptes Rendus Sommaire des Sciences 1971(1):358-359 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 59340: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.03.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
Grallator aff. variabilis Lapparent and Montenat 1967 theropod