H&M site (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as DPP, RTMP

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.7° N, 111.5° W: paleocoordinates 58.1° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• near base of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the TMP

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), sieve,

Primary reference: D. B. Brinkman. 2008. The structure of Late Cretaceous (late Campanian) nonmarine aquatic communities: a guild analysis of two vertebrate microfossil localities in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada. In J. T. Cankey, S. Baszio (eds.), Vertebrate Microfossil Assemblages: Their Role in Paleoecology and Paleobiogeography 33-60 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98674: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.10.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
 Batoidea -
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Polyodontidae
Polyodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1838 paddlefish
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
Acipenser sp. Linnaeus 1758 sturgeon
 Teleostei -
 Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Paralbula sp. Blake 1940
 Albuliformes - Albulidae
Coriops sp. Estes 1969 bonefish
 Acanthopterygii -
 Esociformes - Esocidae
Oldmanesox sp. Wilson et al. 1992
 Salmoniformes -
Esocoidea indet. Bleeker 1859
 Hiodontiformes - Hiodontidae
 Holostei -
Holostei "indet. A" Müller 1846
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet. Huxley 1861 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp. Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
 Salientia -
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Opisthotriton sp. Auffenberg 1961 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Scapherpeton sp. Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Plesiobaena sp. Gaffney 1972 turtle
Boremys sp. Lambe 1906 turtle
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere