Ferris Formation (UW V-92010) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Deja Vu

Where: Carbon County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 106.9° W: paleocoordinates 48.9° N, 82.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ferris Formation, Lancian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• said to be Lancian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. J. Eberle and J. A. Lillegraven. 1998. A new important record of earliest Cenozoic mammalian history: geologic setting, Multituberculata, and Peradectia. Rocky Mountain Geology 33(1):3-47 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14540: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
"Lissodus selachos" = Lonchidion selachos2
"Lissodus selachos" = Lonchidion selachos2 Estes 1964 elasmobranch
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina americana2 Estes 1964 wobbegong
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
"Cyclurus fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus2
"Cyclurus fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus2 Jordan 1927 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet.2 Cuvier 1825 gar
Osteichthyes
 Caudata -
Caudata indet.2 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Habrosaurus dilatus2 Gilmore 1928 siren
Scapherpeton tectum2 Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae sp.1 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet.2 Cope 1882 turtle
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"cf. Plastomeninae sp." = Plastomenidae1
"cf. Plastomeninae sp." = Plastomenidae1 Hay 1902 turtle
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Richardoestesia sp.2 Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
Saurornitholestes sp.2 Sues 1978 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda -
Paronychodon lacustris2 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
Aublysodon mirandus2 Leidy 1868 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae
Ornithomimidae indet.2 Marsh 1890 ornithomimid
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Chasmosaurinae indet.2 Lambe 1915 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosaurinae indet.2 Lambe 1918 hadrosaurine
 Loricata -
Eusuchia sp.2 Huxley 1875 crocodilian
 Crocodylia -
Brachychampsa sp.2 Gilmore 1911 crocodilian
 Squamata - Chamopsiidae
Leptochamops denticulatus2 Gilmore 1928 lizard
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp.2 Cope 1876 choristodere
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
cf. Cimolestes sp. Marsh 1889 eutherian
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Neoplagiaulacidae indet. Ameghino 1890 multituberculate
"perhaps... Mesodma sp."
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon nitidus Marsh 1889 multituberculate