PLR35, Palomino Ridge section 2 (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Elko County, Nevada (40.4° N, 114.8° W: paleocoordinates 11.3° N, 38.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Thaynes Group, Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• Latest Smithian P. augustum beds with Xenoceltites subevolutus and Pseudosageceras augustum.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lime mudstone

• Thin-bedded dark limestone within black shales

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich (PIMUZ)

Primary reference: C. Romano, J. F. Jenks, R. Jattiot, T. M. Scheyer, K. G. Bylund and H. Bucher. 2017. Marine Early Triassic Actinopterygii from Elko County (Nevada, USA): implications for the Smithian equatorial vertebrate eclipse. Journal of Paleontology 91:1025-1046 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188754: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
Saurichthys sp. Agassiz 1843
PIMUZ A/I 4397