Rendezvous Mountain, Cameron Island (Triassic of Canada)

Also known as Arctosaurus type, Bathurst

Where: Nunavut, Canada (76.6° N, 104.5° W: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 31.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Heiberg Formation (Bathurst Group), Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• Orig. though to be from a "Carboniferous limestone"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pyritic, quartzose sandstone

• Based on description of matrix infills.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. Osborn in 1870s

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• NMI, National Museum of Ireland

•Collected by Admiral Sherard Osborn, brough to Mr. Salter.

Primary reference: A. L. Adams. 1875. On a fossil saurian vertebra, Arctosaurus osborni, from the Arctic regions. Proceedings of the Irish Academy of Science, second series 2:177-179 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38500: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Eosuchia -
Arctosaurus osborni n. gen. n. sp.
Arctosaurus osborni n. gen. n. sp. Adams 1875 archosauromorph
NMI 62 1971, vertebra