A Late Jurassic sauropod tracksite from Southern Jura (France)

Jean LE LOEUFF, Christian GOURRAT, Patrice LANDRY, Lionel HAUTIER, Romain LIARD, Christel SOUILLAT, Eric BUFFETAUT & Raymond ENAY

en Comptes Rendus Palevol 5 (5) - Pages 705-709

Published on 31 July 2006

The discovery of sauropod trackways in the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) of the Jura department (eastern France) is reported. More than 170 footprints (pes and manus prints) comprise at least nine trackways. The footprints are referred to the ichnogenus Parabrontopodus, characterized by a narrow-gauge trackway. The locality of Coisia is the most important sauropod tracksite in France.


Footprints, Dinosauria, Sauropoda, Tithonian, Jura, France

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