Blackhawk Formation

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Blackhawk Formation
Type Geological formation

The Blackhawk Formation is a geological formation from which fossil pterosaur tracks have been recovered.

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

Tiny hadrosaur footprints have been discovered in the Blackhawk Formation of Utah.[1] Pterodactyloid tracks have been found near North Horn.[2]

Pterosaurs of the Blackhawk Formation
Taxa Presence Description Images


  • Found near North Horn.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Abstract," Tanke and Brett-Surman (2001). Page 208.
  2. ^ a b c Lockley, et al. (2008).


  • Lockley, M.; Harris, J.D.; and Mitchell, L. 2008. "A global overview of pterosaur ichnology: tracksite distribution in space and time." Zitteliana. B28. p. 187-198. ISSN 1612-4138.