UQL-DP1 tracksite (PROXY) (Cretaceous to of Australia)

Also known as Yanijarri-Lurujarri

Where: Western Australia, Australia (17.5° S, 122.1° E: paleocoordinates 50.5° S, 86.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Broome Sandstone Formation, Valanginian to Valanginian (139.8 - 125.0 Ma)

• mid-Valanginian to mid-Barremian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithified, fine-grained, coarse, quartzose sandstone

• sheet floods within the braid plain portion of a tidally influenced delta
• interbedded siltstones and sandstones; a well-cemented, fine to coarse quartzarenite to lithic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. W. Salisbury, A. Romilio, M. C. Herne, R. T. Tucker, and J. P. Nair. 2016. The Dinosaurian Ichnofauna of the Lower Cretaceous (Valanginian–Barremian) Broome Sandstone of the Walmadany Area (James Price Point), Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 16. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(6, suppl.):1-152 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185875: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria "indet. A" Owen 1842 dinosaur
UQL-DP1-2, trackway; "morphotype A"
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda "indet. B" Marsh 1878 sauropod
UQL-DP1-1 (cast as WAM 12.1.8); "morphotype B"
 Ornithischia -
Garbina roeorum Salisbury et al. 2016 ornithischian
UQL-DP1-6, L manus
 Neornithischia -
Wintonopus middletonae Salisbury et al. 2016 bird foot dinosaur
UQL-DP1-4, R pes