Mule Creek, southwest of Cuny Table (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Shannon County, South Dakota (43.5° N, 102.8° W: paleocoordinates 49.0° N, 70.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

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 107781: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 15.04.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Prognathodon overtoni Williston 1897 mosasaur
SDSM 3393 (articulated skull and pair of mandibles)