Fort McRae (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Sierra County, New Mexico (33.2° N, 107.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 76.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; yellow chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. B. Lyon

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. On Some Species of Pythonomorpha from the Cretaceous Beds of Kansas and New Mexico. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11(81):574-584 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199536: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 29.01.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Liodon dyspelor n. sp." = Tylosaurus dyspelor
"Liodon dyspelor n. sp." = Tylosaurus dyspelor Cope 1869 mosasaur