Locality XI, track level (Argana Basin) (Triassic of Morocco)

Also known as Imi N'Tanoute, Imin tanoute, Imin Tanout, Imi n'Tanout, Gisement XI

Where: Marrakech, Morocco (31.1° N, 9.0° W: paleocoordinates 7.5° N, 5.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Irohalene Member (Timezgadiouine Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• The tridactyl prints are 20 - 30 meters "higher in the series and at the same place" [Deposit XI, Levels 1-3, also described in this paper].

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• river or marsh environment
• continental

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: See J.-M. Dutuit, Mem. Mus nat. Hist. nat., 36C, 1976, 253 p. may give more information on the geology.

Primary reference: J.-M. Dutuit. 1980. Principaux caracteres d'un genre de Dicynodonte du Trias marocain. [Principal characteristics of a dicynodont genus from the Moroccan Triassic]. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie D: Sciences Naturelles 290(10):655-658 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34701: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 16.09.2003, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• footprints only
Reptilia
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
"tridactyl impressions"
Osteichthyes
 Amphibia -
Amphibia indet. Linnaeus 1758 tetrapod