UW V-93030, Billy the Wet Raptor (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)

• said to be Lancian

• 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 75443: 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 27320
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
UW 26598, 27235
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae sp. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
UW 26597
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae sp. Cope 1882 turtle
UW 27386
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys sp. Hay 1902 turtle
UW 27235
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosaurus sp. Matthew and Brown 1922 coelurosaur
UW 26580
 Avetheropoda -
Aublysodon mirandus Leidy 1868 coelurosaur
UW 27425
 Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae
Ornithomimidae indet. Marsh 1890 ornithomimid
UW 27230
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Edmontonia cf. rugosidens Gilmore 1930 ornithischian
UW 26288
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Chasmosaurinae indet. Lambe 1915 ceratopsid
UW 27438 "(= Triceratops sp.)"
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosaurinae indet. Lambe 1918 hadrosaurine
UW 27311, 27451
 Crocodylia -
Brachychampsa sp. Gilmore 1911 crocodilian
UW 27405, 27452