Kent 1 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-5618

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 49.7° N, 79.4° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "cross-stratified sandstone"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by W. A. Clemens; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: W. A. Clemens. 1964. Fossil mammals of the type Lance Formation, Wyoming. Part I. Introduction and Marsupialia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 48:1-105 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14577: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus2 Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
Acipenser eruciferus1 Cope 1876 sturgeon
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius thomasi1 Bryant 1987 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp.1 Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Prodesmodon copei1 Estes 1964 salamander
Opisthotriton kayi1 Auffenberg 1961 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Habrosaurus dilatus1 Gilmore 1928 siren
Reptilia
 Sauria -
Sauria indet.1 diapsid
 Archosauria -
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Richardoestesia sp.1 Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
Saurornitholestinae indet.3 Longrich and Currie 2009 coelurosaur
UCMP 186891
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylidae indet.1 Cuvier 1807 crocodile
 Squamata -
Parasaniwa wyomingensis1 Gilmore 1928 squamates
 Squamata - Anguidae
? Anguidae indet.1 Gray 1825 squamates
 Squamata - Chamopsiidae
Chamops segnis1 Marsh 1892 lizard
Mammalia
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
Meniscoessus robustus Marsh 1889 multituberculate