Scaphonyx type, Santa Maria, Serrito (Triassic to of Brazil)

Also known as Bocca do Monte

Where: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (29.7° S, 53.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° S, 15.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Alemoa Member (Santa Maria Formation), Carnian to Carnian (237.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Locality is from the Santa Maria Sequence 2, Santa Maria Supersequence of the Rosario do Sul Group, corresponding to the Alemoa Member of the Santa Maria Formation, or so-called "Hyperodapedon Acme Zone" of late Carnian-early Norian age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• "red rocks"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. S. Woodward in 1902

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1903. On some dinosaurian bones from south Brazil. Geological Magazine, decade 4 10(11):512 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38250: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rhynchosauria - Rhynchosauridae
Scaphonyx fischeri n. gen. n. sp.
Scaphonyx fischeri n. gen. n. sp. Woodward 1907 rhynchosaur