Bassett's Quarry tracksite (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as Mount Tom West, Mt. Tom, Lull 18

Where: Hampden County, Massachusetts (42.2° N, 72.7° W: paleocoordinates 22.9° N, 19.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: East Berlin Formation (Meriden Group), Hettangian (201.3 - 199.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; coarse-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by Bassett in 1858

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: E. Hitchcock. 1858. Ichnology of New England. A Report on the Sandstone of the Connecticut Valley, Especially its Fossil Footmarks, Made to the Government of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts xii-214 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53029: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Brontozoum giganteum" = Eubrontes giganteus
"Brontozoum giganteum" = Eubrontes giganteus Hitchcock 1836 theropod