Gustaf Adolf coal mine, Höganäs tracks (Triassic of Sweden)

Where: Kristianstads, Sweden (56.2° N, 12.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 8.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bjuv Member (Höganäs Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• within basin-wide coal seam B, lower part of formation

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; coal and paleosol/pedogenic sandstone

• "alluvial" and "overbank" deposits
• sandstone and mudstone with occasional pedogenic overprint - based on equivalent strata in adjacent quarries

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1950-1955

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. Bölau. 1952. Neue Fossilfünde aus dem Rhät Schonens und ihre paläogeographisch-ökologische Auswertung [New fossil find from the Scanian Rhaetic and its paleogeographic-ecologic evaluation]. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 74(1):44-50 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51979: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 08.07.2005, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauromorpha -
Dinosauriformes indet.1 Novas 1992 ornithodiran
MGUH 27219
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Grallator (Eubrontes) giganteus" = Eubrontes giganteus2
"Grallator (Eubrontes) giganteus" = Eubrontes giganteus2 Hitchcock 1836 theropod