Greenfield "bone locality" (YPM) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Franklin County, Massachusetts (42.6° N, 72.6° W: paleocoordinates 24.3° N, 18.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Portland Formation (Agawam Group), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• also called "Longmeadow Sandstone"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Wiley in 1875; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying,

Primary reference: R. S. Lull. 1915. Triassic life of the Connecticut Valley. State of Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin 24:1-285 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52965: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
YPM 6281