Chassiron tracksite, Île d'Oléron (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Phare de Chassiron

Where: Poitou-Charentes, France (46.0° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.8° N, 8.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gravesia gravesiana ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• "Portlandian," from "bed 5" of a published section; Gravesiana zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; tabular, gray lime mudstone

• gray sublithographic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by M. Oulmi in 1964

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent and M. Oulmi. 1964. Une empreinte de pas de Dinosaurien dans le Portlandien de Chassiron (île d'Oléron) [A dinosaur footprint in the Portlandian of Chassiron (île d'Oléron)]. Comptes Rendus de la Société Géologique de France 1964:232-233 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 141258: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Aulacostephanidae
Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
footprint