Steveville Railway Grade, RTMP BB 102 (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as ETE Locality 1572, Steveville Railroad Grade, RRG, Bonebed 102, RTMP Quarry 152

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.1° N, 76.2° 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)

• 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 P. Currie, L. J. Strong in 1979–1990; reposited in the TMP

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• ETE reference list: 666, 664, 984, 983, 981, 657

Primary reference: D. B. Brinkman. 1986. Microvertebrate sites: progress and prospectus. In B. G. Naylor (ed.), Field Trip Guidebook to Dinosaur Provincial Park, 2 June 1986. Dinosaur Systematics Symposium, Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, Drumheller, Alberta 24-37 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 22697: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 29.05.2001, edited by Matthew Carrano, Robin Whatley, Jonathan Tennant, Philip Mannion, Evangelos Vlachos and John Alroy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Sphaeriidae
Sphaeriidae indet.9 Deshayes 1855 clam
Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus montanensis2 Case 1978 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Polyodontidae
Polyodontidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1838 paddlefish
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
Acipenser albertensis2 Lambe 1902 sturgeon
 Teleostei -
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Paralbula casei2 Estes 1969
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Coriops amnicolus2 Estes 1969 bonefish
 Salmoniformes -
Esocoidea indet.2 Bleeker 1859
 Teleostei -
"Acanthomorpha indet." = Acanthomorphata3, Osteoglossomorpha "indet. 2"3
"Acanthomorpha indet." = Acanthomorphata3 Rosen 1973
Osteoglossomorpha "indet. 2"3 Greenwood et al. 1966
 Hiodontiformes - Hiodontidae
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
"Kindleia sp." = Cyclurus2
"Kindleia sp." = Cyclurus2 Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Hensonbatrachus kermiti8 Gardner and Brinkman 2015 frog
UALVP 40208 and 40209 (maxillae); TMP 1974.10.88 (ilium); UALVP 40176 (humerus)
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Opisthotriton kayi2 Auffenberg 1961 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Scapherpeton tectum2 Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychinae indet.1 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet. Cope 1882 turtle
Neurankylus eximius4 Lambe 1902 turtle
UALVP 30824, partial skull; TMP 84.92.43, fragmentary right frontal
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys variolosa2 Cope 1876 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
 Theropoda -
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Richardoestesia isosceles10 Sankey 2001 coelurosaur
Richardoestesia gilmorei10 Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
TMP 1989.076.0083, 1989.076.0063, 1984.092.0268, 1983.036.0233, 1983.036.0242
Saurornitholestes langstoni2 Sues 1978 coelurosaur
TMP 1987.046.0053, 1987.072.0004, 1987.072.0023, 1987.072.0026
Dromaeosaurus albertensis10 Matthew and Brown 1922 coelurosaur
Zapsalis abradens10 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
TMP 1980.016.0833, 1985.058.0065
Zapsalis abradens10 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
Zapsalis abradens10 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
Hesperonychus elizabethae12 Longrich and Currie 2009 coelurosaur
TMP 1988.36.68
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Troodon formosus2 Leidy 1856 coelurosaur
TMP 1986.008.0093, 1983.036.0214, 1986.054.0066
Aves
  -
? Aves indet.5 Linnaeus 1758 bird
 Ornithurae -
Ornithurae "indet. E"11 bird
TMP 93.19.1
Reptilia
 Ornithischia -
Ankylosauria indet.2 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae
Pachycephalosauridae indet.5 Sternberg 1945 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet.2 Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.2 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Crocodylia -
Leidyosuchus canadensis2 Lambe 1907 crocodilian
 Squamata -
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus natator2 Parks 1933 choristodere
 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet.6 de Blainville 1835 plesiosaur
TMP 79.8.184, 79.8.185 (right and left pubes)
Mammalia
  -
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Theriiformes -
Metatheria indet.5 Huxley 1880 metatherian
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet.5 Cope 1884 multituberculate