Old Thermopolis Road tracks (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (43.5° N, 107.8° W: paleocoordinates 11.5° N, 32.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Red Peak Formation (Chugwater Group), Spathian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• "40 feet below overlying Alcova Formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by L. Jensen, G. Lewis; reposited in the YPM

Primary reference: R. S. Lull. 1942. Chugwater footprints from Wyoming. American Journal of Science 240:500-504 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 135638: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 29.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
  - Rhynchosauroidae
"Collettosaurus palmatus n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides palmatus, "Eurichnus jenseni n. gen. n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides palmatus
"Collettosaurus palmatus n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides palmatus Lull 1942 reptile
YPM VP 14101
"Eurichnus jenseni n. gen. n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides palmatus Lull 1942 reptile
YPM VP 14100