3D model of a dinosaur footprint (locomotion trace).

Virtual Collection: Locomotion Traces

This virtual collection was last curated by Jonathan Hendricks on June 11, 2019. Each model is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Unless otherwise indicated, each model was created by Emily Hauf using specimens at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York.

Locomotion traces (Repichnia)


Fossil specimen of the dinosaur footprint Grallator sp. from the Jurassic of Connecticut (PRI 40798); footprint likely made by the dinosaur Coelophysis. Specimen is from the collections of the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York. Length of footprint (not including surrounding rock) is approximately 13 cm.