south of Taffy Creek (Judith River) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fergus County, Montana (43.6° N, 109.4° W: paleocoordinates 50.9° N, 77.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Judith River Formation (Montana Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg & C. M. Sternberg in 1914; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1915. Report of the vertebrate palaeontologist. Summary report of the Geological Survey Department of Mines for the Calendar Year 1914 1503:116-121 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59217: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.03.2006

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepidosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Troodon cf. formosus Leidy 1856 coelurosaur
 Ornithischia -
cf. Palaeoscincus sp. Leidy 1856 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
"Trachodontidae indet." = Hadrosauridae
"Trachodontidae indet." = Hadrosauridae Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere