Iron Wash Canyon tracksite (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as Iron Spring

Where: Emery County, Utah (38.8° N, 110.5° W: paleocoordinates 23.9° N, 48.5° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kayenta/Navajo Sandstone Formation (Glen Canyon Group), Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.7 Ma)

• "Although these beds are arbitrarily included in the Navajo, they might equally well be included in the Kayenta."

Environment/lithology: fluvial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. A. Baker. 1946. Geology of the Green River Desert–Cataract Canyon region, Emery, Wayne, and Garfield counties, Utah. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 951:1-122 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189379: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Unionida - Unionidae
Unio sp. Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
Reptilia
 Dinosauria -