Wintonopus

Wintonopus is an ichnogenus of dinosaur footprint. Its footprints have been found at Lark Quarry in Australia. The genus is named after the Winton Formation in which the tracks were found.[1] Other tracks were found in the Broome Sandstone of Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia.

Wintonopus
Temporal range: Barremian-Cenomanian
~140–94 Ma
Trace fossil classification
Ichnoclass: Reptilipedia
Ichnomagnorder: Ornithischipida
Ichnosuperorder: Neornithischipida
Ichnogenus: Wintonopus
Thulborn and Wade 1984
Ichnospecies
  • W. latomorum Thulborn and Wade 1984
  • W. middletonae Salisbury et al. 2016

See also

References

  1. ^ Wintonopus at Fossilworks.org

Further reading

  • Glut, Donald F. (2003). "Appendix: Dinosaur Tracks and Eggs". Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia. 3rd Supplement. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 613–652. ISBN 0-7864-1166-X.
  • S. W. Salisbury, A. Romilio, M. C. Herne, R. T. Tucker, and J. P. Nair. 2016. The Dinosaurian Ichnofauna of the Lower Cretaceous (Valanginian–Barremian) Broome Sandstone of the Walmadany Area (James Price Point), Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 16. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(6, suppl.):1-152
  • R. A. Thulborn and M. Wade. 1984. Dinosaur trackways in the Winton Formation (mid-Cretaceous) of Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 21(2):413-517
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