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L'Anse de la République tracksite, F6 (Triassic of France)

Also known as Veillon, Republique Cove, principal slab

Where: Pays de la Loire, France (46.4° N, 1.7° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° N, 3.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rhaetian (205.6 - 201.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; sandstone and black claystone

• Prints are impressed into sandstone, which was infilled with green clay. Prints disappear as sandstone grades into a quartz pebble conglomerate to the southeast

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by A. F. de Lapparent, C. Montenat, G. Bessonnat, M. Ters in 1965–1966

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent, C. Montenat, and R. Desparmet. 1966. Nouvelles pistes de Dinosauriens dans l'Infralias de Vendée [New dinosaur footprints in the Lower Lias of Vendée]. Comptes Rendus de la Société géologique de France 1966:20-21 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24798: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.08.2002

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