WPA Quarry L1, Talley Mountain (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as ETE Locality 1584, WPA 1 bonebed, Fresno Creek

Where: Brewster County, Texas (29.1° N, 103.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.6° N, 76.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Shale Member (Aguja Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• lower part of member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; mudstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluv_deltaic, ETE sed env 2: ab_chan_fill ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: 0

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Strain & WPA in 1938-1939

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• ETE reference list: 853, 672, 675, 776, 783, 796, 682, 683, 693, 893, 876, 765, 721, 762, 757, 742, 740, 707, 764, 761, 725, 722, 717, 766, 745, 741, 744, 844, 847, 843, 845, 846, 848, 851, 849, 734, 782, 802, 768, 816, 781, 673, 793, 841, 812, 786, 772, 794, 801, 809

Primary reference: T. M. Lehman. 1982. A ceratopsian bone bed from the Aguja Formation (Upper Cretaceous) Big Bend National Park, Texas. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin. [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/P. Muhl]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22709: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 29.05.2001, edited by Richard Butler and Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet. Huxley 1861 bowfin
ETE occurrence; species: Amiidae
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
ETE occurrence; species: Lepisosteidae
Reptilia
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
ETE occurrence; species: Theropoda
 Avetheropoda -
Carnosauria indet. carnosaur
ETE occurrence; species: Carnosauria
 Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae
Chirostenotes sp.2 Gilmore 1924 coelurosaur
UTEP B38 L-3, femur; TMM 42920-2, manual ungual II.
 Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae
Texacephale langstoni n. gen. n. sp.3
Texacephale langstoni n. gen. n. sp.3 Longrich et al. 2010 ornithischian
LSUMNS 20010, fused frontoparietals
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
"Chasmosaurus mariscalensis" = Agujaceratops mariscalensis
"Chasmosaurus mariscalensis" = Agujaceratops mariscalensis Lehman 1989 Aguja horned face
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
UTEP P/37/7/007, 022, 027, 030, 033-034, 036, 038, 047, 200, 281-282, 287-288, 292-296, 298-299, 302-316, 319-321, 323-326, 328-368, 376, 378
Hadrosaurinae indet.1 Lambe 1918 hadrosaurine
UTEP P.37.7.291
? Kritosaurus sp.1 Brown 1910 hadrosaurine
UTEP P.37.7.024, 286
Lambeosaurinae indet.1 Parks 1923 lambeosaurine
UTEP P.37.7.015
? Lambeosaurinae indet.1 Parks 1923 lambeosaurine
UTEP P.37.7.002, 019, 285