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Titian's Piazza, Hadley tracksite (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as Mt. Holyoke, Hoccanum, Hockanum, Lull 12

Where: Hampshire County, Massachusetts (42.3° N, 72.6° W: paleocoordinates 23.0° N, 19.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: East Berlin Formation (Meriden Group), Hettangian (201.6 - 196.5 Ma)

• "beaneath the trap"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• gray micaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: quarrying,

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53030: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.09.2005

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