Gigouzac quarry tracksite (Jurassic of France)

Where: Midi-Pyrénées, France (44.6° N, 1.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 11.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• 3 m below a bed with Gravesia gigas

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: massive, shelly/skeletal, gray limestone

• "calm setting"
• massive compact bioclastic limestone with a shade of grey-beige

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

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

Primary reference: B. Lange-Badré. 1996. Découverte d'empreintes de pas de dinosaures dans le Jurassique supérieur des Causses du Quercy (Lot, France) [Discovery of dinosaur footprints from the Upper Jurassic of the Causses du Quercy (Lot, France)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série IIa 323:89-96 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190672: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Parabrontopodus sp. Lockley et al. 1995 sauropod
trackway with 2 prints
Brontopodus sp. Farlow et al. 1989 sauropod
trackway with 3 prints