South of Buffalo Gap (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fall River County, South Dakota (43.5° N, 103.3° W: paleocoordinates 49.2° N, 70.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pierre Shale Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• "low in Pierre"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. D. Bump; reposited in the SDSM

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 107671: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 13.04.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Globidens alabamaensis" = Globidens alabamensis
"Globidens alabamaensis" = Globidens alabamensis Gilmore 1912 mosasaur
SDSM 4612, fragment of dentary