Crow Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (43.5° N, 109.2° W: paleocoordinates 50.5° N, 76.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mesaverde Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• "possibly from a marine sandstone tongue of the Mesaverde formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the YPM

Primary reference: D. A. Russell. 1964. The Skull of American Mosasaurs. 1-386 [M. Carrano/H. Street/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 107641: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 12.04.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Platecarpus sp. Cope 1869 mosasaur
YPM 1444, skull