Ashley Pond quarry, Holyoke footprint site (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Hampden County, Massachusetts (42.2° N, 72.7° W: paleocoordinates 23.9° 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; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: salvage,

• some built into buildings in Holyoke; quarry not exploited scientifically at time of Lull (1953)

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 53027: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Eubrontes sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)
"Eubrontes sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes) Hitchcock 1845 theropod
E. giganteus or E. approximatus