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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 (201.6 - 189.6 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)