The Oldest Late Triassic Footprint Assemblage from North America ( Pekin Formation , Deep River Basin , North Carolina , Usa )

@inproceedings{EarthTheOL,
  title={The Oldest Late Triassic Footprint Assemblage from North America ( Pekin Formation , Deep River Basin , North Carolina , Usa )},
  author={Lamont-Doherty Earth}
}
  • Lamont-Doherty Earth
An assemblage of reptile footprints from the abandoned Pomona Terracotta and the active Boren quarries in the middle Pekin Formation of the Sanford subbasin of the Deep River basin is the oldest track faunule recognized to date in strata of Late Triassic age in Eastern North America. The most common taxon is a possibly new genus of penta-dactyl ichnite similar to, but distinct from, Brachychirotherium. It may lack manus impressions , has a strong tendency to be functionally tridactyl, and has… CONTINUE READING