PTRM V89003 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Bowman County, North Dakota (46.0° N, 103.8° W: paleocoordinates 52.3° N, 76.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hell Creek Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• datum -89.40, K-T section 9906

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. A. Pearson, T. Schaefer, K. R. Johnson, D. J. Nichols, and J. P. Hunter. 2002. Vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota. In J. H. Hartman, J. R. Johnson, and D. J. Nichols (eds.), The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An Integrated Continental Record of the End of the Cretaceous, Geological Society of America Special Paper 361:145-167 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45102: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.10.2004, edited by Roger Benson, Patricia Holroyd and Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
"Lissodus selachos" = Lonchidion selachos
"Lissodus selachos" = Lonchidion selachos Estes 1964 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Teleostei indet. Müller 1846
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius thomasi, "Kindleia fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus
Melvius thomasi Bryant 1987 bowfin
"Kindleia fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus Jordan 1927 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
? Tetrapoda indet.1 Jaekel 1911 tetrapod
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.2 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
 Caudata -
Caudata indet. salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Habrosaurus dilatus Gilmore 1928 siren
Scapherpetontidae "gen. et sp. nov. 1"2 Auffenberg and Goin 1959 salamander
Scapherpeton tectum Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Baenidae
Boremys sp.3 Lambe 1906 turtle
 Avetheropoda - Caenagnathidae
Caenagnathidae indet. Sternberg 1940 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Richardoestesia isosceles Sankey 2001 coelurosaur
Saurornitholestes sp. Sues 1978 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda -
Paronychodon lacustris Cope 1876 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tyrannosaurus rex Osborn 1905 tyrant lizard king
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Thescelosaurus neglectus Gilmore 1913 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosaurinae indet. Lambe 1918 hadrosaurine
 Crocodylia -
"Leidyosuchus sternbergi" = Borealosuchus sternbergii Gilmore 1910 crocodilian
Brachychampsa montana Gilmore 1911 crocodilian
Thoracosaurus neocesariensis De Kay 1842 crocodilian
 Eosuchia -
Lepidosauria indet. Haeckel 1866 lepidosaur
"lizards"
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere
Mammalia
 Mammalia -
 Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae
Didelphodon sp. Marsh 1889 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
Meniscoessus sp. Cope 1882 multituberculate
Meniscoessus robustus Marsh 1889 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon nitidus Marsh 1889 multituberculate