quarry west of Middletown, tracksite (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Lull 36

Where: Middlesex County, Connecticut (41.5° N, 72.7° W: paleocoordinates 23.2° N, 18.6° 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; lithified, gray sandstone and red shale

• hard gray 'grit' and red 'shale'

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by J. Barratt

Collection methods: salvage, surface (float),

• found as paving stone in Middletown, CT - originally derived from quarry

Primary reference: E. Hitchcock. 1841. Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts xii-831 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53033: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Ornithoidichnites giganteus" = Eubrontes giganteus, "Ornithoidichnites sillimani n. sp." = Eubrontes sillimani1, "Ornithoidichnites cuneatus" = Eubrontes sillimani, "Eubrontes dananus n. sp." = Eubrontes sillimani3, "Ornithoidichnites tuberosus" = Anchisauripus tuberosus, "Anchisauripus hitchcocki" = Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki4
"Ornithoidichnites giganteus" = Eubrontes giganteus Hitchcock 1836 theropod
"Ornithoidichnites sillimani n. sp." = Eubrontes sillimani1 Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Ornithoidichnites cuneatus" = Eubrontes sillimani Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Eubrontes dananus n. sp." = Eubrontes sillimani3 Hitchcock 1843 theropod
"Ornithoidichnites tuberosus" = Anchisauripus tuberosus Hitchcock 1836 theropod
"Anchisauripus hitchcocki" = Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki4 Lull 1904 theropod
 Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae
"Anisopus gracilis" = Batrachopus gracilis2, "Anisopus deweyanus" = Batrachopus deweyi1, "Anisopus barrattii" = Batrachopus1
"Anisopus gracilis" = Batrachopus gracilis2 Hitchcock 1845 archosaur
"Anisopus deweyanus" = Batrachopus deweyi1 Hitchcock 1843 archosaur
"Anisopus barrattii" = Batrachopus1 archosaur
 Dipodichnites -
Ornithoidichnites parvulus n. sp. Hitchcock 1841