Francois Site, RTMP BB 106 (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as ETE Locality 1570, Bonebed 106

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.4° W: paleocoordinates 58.0° N, 75.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: 0 radiometric intage_min

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: channel lag; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "hydraul. srting,chann. Lag"
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: .

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by F. Cote; reposited in the TMP

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 983, 984, 666, 664, 657, 987, 989, 981, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: D. B. Brinkman. 1990. Paleontology of the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Dinosaur National Park, Alberta, Canada: evidence from vertebrate microfossil locality. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 78:37-54 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 22695: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 29.05.2001, edited by Matthew Carrano and John Alroy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
Acipenser albertensis Lambe 1902 sturgeon
 Teleostei -
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Paralbula casei Estes 1969
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Coriops amnicolus Estes 1969 bonefish
 Salmoniformes -
Esocoidea indet. Bleeker 1859
 Teleostei -
"Acanthomorpha indet." = Acanthomorphata2
"Acanthomorpha indet." = Acanthomorphata2 Rosen 1973
 Hiodontiformes - Hiodontidae
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
"Kindleia sp." = Cyclurus
"Kindleia sp." = Cyclurus Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Opisthotriton kayi Auffenberg 1961 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Scapherpeton tectum Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychinae indet.1 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet. Cope 1882 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
 Theropoda -
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet. Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
Richardoestesia sp.3 Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
Saurornitholestes langstoni Sues 1978 coelurosaur
Dromaeosaurus sp.3 Matthew and Brown 1922 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Troodon formosus Leidy 1856 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda -
Paronychodon sp.3 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
 Ornithischia -
Ankylosauria indet. ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
ETE occurrence; species: Hadrosauridae
 Crocodylia -
Leidyosuchus canadensis Lambe 1907 crocodilian
 Squamata -
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus natator Parks 1933 choristodere
Mammalia
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Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal