UW V-93007, Oedipus Rex (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Carbon County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 106.9° W: paleocoordinates 48.9° N, 82.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ferris Formation, Lancian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. A. Lillegraven and J. J. Eberle. 1999. Vertebrate faunal changes through Lancian and Puercan time in southern Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology 73(4):691-710 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75432: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.10.2007, edited by Roger Benson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
"Cyclurus fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus
"Cyclurus fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus Jordan 1927 bowfin
UW 27328
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
UW 27346
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae sp. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
UW 27387
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae sp. Cope 1882 turtle
UW 30622 and part of UW 27387
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"cf. Plastomeninae sp." = Plastomenidae
"cf. Plastomeninae sp." = Plastomenidae Hay 1902 turtle
UW 27389
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Richardoestesia sp. Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
UW 26312
Saurornitholestes sp. Sues 1978 coelurosaur
UW 27420
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tyrannosaurus rex Osborn 1905 tyrant lizard king
UW 26623
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Chasmosaurinae indet. Lambe 1915 ceratopsid
UW 27433 "(= Triceratops sp.)"
 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Thescelosauridae indet. Sternberg 1937 ornithischian
UW 26611