Podokesaurus type, Mount Holyoke College (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Hampshire County, Massachusetts (42.3° N, 72.6° W: paleocoordinates 24.0° N, 18.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Portland Formation (Agawam Group), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• also called "Longmeadow Sandstone" from the "upper Series"

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "Triassic sandstone" (now considered Jurassic)

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Talbot in 1910

Collection methods: surface (float),

• boulder was already split along plane with bones

Primary reference: M. Talbot. 1911. Podokesaurus holyokensis, a new dinosaur from the Triassic of the Connecticut Valley. American Journal of Science 31(186):469-479 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34698: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Podokesaurus holyokensis n. gen. n. sp.
Podokesaurus holyokensis n. gen. n. sp. Talbot 1911 coelophysoid