Old Wife Point tracksite (Jurassic of Canada)

Also known as Five Islands Provincial Park

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (45.4° N, 64.1° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 13.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: McCoy Brook Formation (Meriden Group), Early/Lower Hettangian (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by P. Olsen, V. Roth & A. Litt in 1977; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

Primary reference: P. E. Olsen. 1981. Comment on ‘Eolian dune field of Late Triassic age, Fundy Basin, Nova Scotia’. Geology 9(12):557-559 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138978: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Eubrontes sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes), "Anchisauripus (Grallator) sillimani" = Eubrontes sillimani, "Grallator cursorius" = Eubrontes cursorius, "Anchisauripus (Grallator) hitchcocki" = Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki
"Eubrontes sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes) Hitchcock 1845 theropod
"Anchisauripus (Grallator) sillimani" = Eubrontes sillimani Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Grallator cursorius" = Eubrontes cursorius Hitchcock 1858 theropod
"Anchisauripus (Grallator) hitchcocki" = Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki Lull 1904 theropod
 Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae
? Anomoepus sp. Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
Batrachopus sp. Hitchcock 1845 archosaur