Ferry above Turners Falls, tracksite (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Lull 5, Turner's Falls

Where: Franklin County, Massachusetts (42.6° N, 72.5° W: paleocoordinates 24.3° N, 18.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; micaceous, gray, red sandstone

• red and dark gray micaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by D. Marsh

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. Hitchcock. 1856. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Additional facts respecting the tracks of the Otozoum moodii on the Liassic sandstone of the Connecticut Valley 1856:228 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52998: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Ammopus marshi
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Ammopus marshi n. gen. n. sp.4
Ammopus marshi n. gen. n. sp.4 Lull 1915
Hoplichnus quadrupedans
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"Hoplichnus poledrus n. sp." = Hoplichnus quadrupedans1
"Hoplichnus poledrus n. sp." = Hoplichnus quadrupedans1 Hitchcock 1848
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
"Helcura caudata n. sp." = Helcura littoralis1
"Helcura caudata n. sp." = Helcura littoralis1 Hitchcock 1848 turtle
  -
"Tridentipes uncus" = Steropoides uncus3, "Tridentipes elegans" = Steropoides elegans3, Plectropterna gracilis3
"Tridentipes uncus" = Steropoides uncus3 Hitchcock 1858 dinosaur
"Tridentipes elegans" = Steropoides elegans3 Hitchcock 1841 dinosaur
Plectropterna gracilis3 Hitchcock 1858 dinosaur
 Saurischia - Otozoidae
Otozoum moodii1 Hitchcock 1847 prosauropod
 Saurischia -
"Apatichnus minor" = Kayentapus minor4
"Apatichnus minor" = Kayentapus minor4 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Brontozoum giganteum" = Eubrontes giganteus1, "Brontozoum approximatum" = Eubrontes (Brontozoum) approximatus3, "Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)3, Grallator cuneatus3, Grallator tenuis2, Grallator gracilis n. sp.3, "Hyphepus fieldi" = Eubrontes fieldi3, "Brontozoum sillimanium" = Eubrontes sillimani2, "Amblonyx lyellianus" = Eubrontes lyellii1, "Grallator cursorius" = Eubrontes cursorius3, "Grallator parallelus" = Eubrontes cursorius3, "Brontozoum minusculum" = Grallator (Anchisauripus) minusculus3, "Brontozoum exsertum" = Anchisauripus exsertus3
"Brontozoum giganteum" = Eubrontes giganteus1 Hitchcock 1836 theropod
"Brontozoum approximatum" = Eubrontes (Brontozoum) approximatus3 Hitchcock 1865 theropod
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)3 Hitchcock 1845 theropod
Grallator cuneatus3 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
Grallator tenuis2 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
Grallator gracilis n. sp.3 Hitchcock 1837 theropod
"Hyphepus fieldi" = Eubrontes fieldi3 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
"Brontozoum sillimanium" = Eubrontes sillimani2 Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Amblonyx lyellianus" = Eubrontes lyellii1 Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Grallator cursorius" = Eubrontes cursorius3 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
"Grallator parallelus" = Eubrontes cursorius3 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
"Brontozoum minusculum" = Grallator (Anchisauripus) minusculus3 Hitchcock 1837 theropod
"Brontozoum exsertum" = Anchisauripus exsertus3 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
 Saurischia -
Selenichnus breviusculus n. sp.1 Hitchcock 1858 theropod
? Platypterna sp.3 Hitchcock 1845 saurischian
"Harpedactylus rectus n. sp." = Platypterna recta1 Hitchcock 1848 saurischian
Platypterna varica n. sp.1 Hitchcock 1858 saurischian
Platypterna concamerata5 Hitchcock 1848 saurischian
 Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae
"Anomoepus scambus" = Anomoepus scambus4, "Anomoepus intermedius n. sp." = Anomoepus scambus2, "Anomoepus gracillimus" = Anomoepus scambus4, "Grallator gracillimus" = Anomoepus scambus1, "Anomoepus minimus" = Anomoepus scambus3, "Plesiornis quadrupes n. sp." = Anomoepus scambus1, "Apatichnus circumagens n. gen. n. sp." = Anomoepus scambus3, "Anomoepus curvatus" = Anomoepus scambus3
"Anomoepus scambus" = Anomoepus scambus4 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Anomoepus intermedius n. sp." = Anomoepus scambus2 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Anomoepus gracillimus" = Anomoepus scambus4 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Grallator gracillimus" = Anomoepus scambus1 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Anomoepus minimus" = Anomoepus scambus3 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Plesiornis quadrupes n. sp." = Anomoepus scambus1 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Apatichnus circumagens n. gen. n. sp." = Anomoepus scambus3 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
"Anomoepus curvatus" = Anomoepus scambus3 Hitchcock 1848 bird foot dinosaur
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? Tarsodactylus sp.3 Hitchcock 1858 dinosaur
 Pterosauria -
Antipus bifidus n. sp.1 Hitchcock 1858 pterosaur
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
"Anisopus gracilis" = Batrachopus gracilis1, "Exocampe ornata" = Batrachopus deweyi3, "Anisopus sp." = Batrachopus3, "Orthodactylus sp." = Batrachopus3
"Anisopus gracilis" = Batrachopus gracilis1 Hitchcock 1845 archosaur
"Exocampe ornata" = Batrachopus deweyi3 Hitchcock 1843 archosaur
"Anisopus sp." = Batrachopus3 Hitchcock 1845 archosaur
"Orthodactylus sp." = Batrachopus3 Hitchcock 1845 archosaur
Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
Typopus abnormis n. gen. n. sp.1
Typopus abnormis n. gen. n. sp.1 Hitchcock 1844 tetrapod
 Vermes -
"Unisulcus minutus" = Herpystezoum2, "Unisulcus intermedius" = Herpystezoum3
"Unisulcus minutus" = Herpystezoum2
"Unisulcus intermedius" = Herpystezoum3