Blue Bell quarry (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as phytosaur site

Where: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (40.2° N, 75.3° W: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 20.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1942

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. H. Colbert. 1966. Ancient reptile of Blue Bell. Frontiers 31(2):42-44 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34759: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
Rutiodon sp. Emmons 1856 archosaur