Fishing Creek (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Yocumtown

Where: York County, Pennsylvania (40.2° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 14.2° N, 21.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gettysburg Formation (Chatham Group), Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• formation estimated based on mapped geology

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by M. H. Bissell in 1923

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1937. Quarry gives up dinosaur foot prints after millions of years. Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletin 4(3):12-15 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189579: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur