Pinhorn Range #2, RTMP L1124 (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as PHR-2

Where: Alberta, Canada (49.1° N, 110.9° W: paleocoordinates 56.4° N, 76.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Foremost Formation (Belly River Group), Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• upper unit of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; silty sandstone and shale

• "base of a 3.5 m thick sandstone, which comprises silty sand and finely laminated shales. The host lithosome sits with sharp contact on the fourth parasequence of the middle (mudstone) succession."

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the TMP

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: J. D. Gardner. 2000. Albanerpetontid amphibians from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian and Maastrichtian) of North America. Geodiversitas 22(3):349-388 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45561: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.11.2004, edited by John Alroy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet.3 Linnaeus 1758 clam
"unidentified marine clams"
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp.3 Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula sp.3 Bruguière 1789 clam
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina hassei3 Leriche 1929 angel shark
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp.3 Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos casieri3 Herman 1975 guitarfish
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Ischyrhiza mira3 Leidy 1856 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus3 Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
 Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae
Archaeolamna kopingensis3 Davis 1890 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Synodontaspis hardingi3 Cappetta and Case 1975 sand tiger shark
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Chiloscyllium missouriense3 Case 1979 carpet shark
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus turneri3 Case 1987 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
Acipenseridae indet.3 Bonaparte 1831
 Teleostei -
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Phyllodontinae indet.3 Darteville and Casier 1949
Paralbula casei3 Estes 1969
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Coriops amnicolus3 Estes 1969 bonefish
 Esociformes - Esocidae
Estesesox foxi3 Wilson et al. 1992
 Holostei -
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet.3 Huxley 1861 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
"Atractosteus occidentalis" = Lepisosteus occidentalis3
"Atractosteus occidentalis" = Lepisosteus occidentalis3 Leidy 1856 gar
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp.3 Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
RTMP 96.78.100
 Salientia -
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Opisthotriton kayi3 Auffenberg 1961 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Scapherpeton tectum3 Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.3 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet.3 Cope 1882 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp.3 Cope 1868 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Richardoestesia gilmorei3 Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
Saurornitholestes langstoni3 Sues 1978 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda -
Paronychodon lacustris3 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tyrannosauridae indet.3 Osborn 1906 tyrannosaurid
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Nodosauridae indet.3 Marsh 1890 ornithischian
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Ankylosauridae indet.3 Brown 1908 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet.3 Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.3 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.1 crocodilian
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Alligatorinae indet.3 Cuvier 1807 crocodilian
 Squamata -
cf. Palaeosaniwa canadensis3 Gilmore 1928 squamates
 Squamata - Helodermatidae
Helodermatidae indet.3 Gray 1837 squamates
 Squamata - Chamopsiidae
Leptochamops sp.3 Estes 1964 lizard
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp.3 Cope 1876 choristodere
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Cimolestes sp.2 Marsh 1889 eutherian
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
Turgidodon russelli2 Fox 1979 marsupial
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet.2 Cope 1884 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
Meniscoessus major2 Russell 1936 multituberculate
Cimolomys clarki2 Sahni 1972 multituberculate