Passo Furcia (Triassic of Italy)

Also known as Furkel Pass

Where: Bolzano, Italy (46.7° N, 12.0° E: paleocoordinates 6.2° N, 23.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Richthofen Conglomerate Formation (Braies Dolomites Group), Illyrian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: dry floodplain; red, silty sandstone and conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: FP - Naturmuseum Südtirol, Bozen, Italy

Primary reference: M. Avanzini and M. Wachtler. 2012. Sphingopus ladinicus isp. nov. from the Anisian of the Braies Dolomites (Southern Alps, Italy). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 51(1):64 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196816: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 09.10.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Parareptilia -
Procolophonichnium sp. Nopcsa 1923 parareptile
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
 Thecodontia -
Rotodactylus sp. Peabody 1948 archosaur
Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835 archosaur
 Saurischia - Parachirotheriidae
Sphingopus ladinicus n. sp. Avanzini and Wachtler 2012 theropod
FP003/C (holotype), print and counterprint of manus-pes set; FP001, FP002, counterprints
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Isochirotherium sp. Haubold 1971 archosaur
Brachychirotherium sp. Beurlen 1950 archosaur