Little People Blowout (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-5818

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 104.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 79.3° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: mesofossils

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 14643: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
Lonchidion selachos2 Estes 1964 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus2 Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
"Kindleia fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus2
"Kindleia fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus2 Jordan 1927 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus occidentalis2 Leidy 1856 gar
Reptilia
 Sauria -
Sauria indet.1 diapsid
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Saurornitholestinae indet.3 Longrich and Currie 2009 coelurosaur
UCMP 187027
 Crocodylia -
"Leidyosuchus sternbergi" = Borealosuchus sternbergii2, Brachychampsa montana2
"Leidyosuchus sternbergi" = Borealosuchus sternbergii2 Gilmore 1910 crocodilian
Brachychampsa montana2 Gilmore 1911 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon nitidus Marsh 1889 multituberculate