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stream near Pliny Moody's, tracksite (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as South Hadley, Lull 13

Where: Hampshire County, Massachusetts (42.3° N, 72.6° W: paleocoordinates 24.0° N, 18.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Portland Formation (Agawam Group), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.6 - 189.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. Hitchcock. 1848. An attempt to discriminate and describe the animals that made the fossil footmarks of the United States, and especially of New England. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, new series 3:129-256 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52999: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.08.2005

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