White Rock Lake (SMUSMP 62098) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Dallas County, Texas (32.8° N, 96.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 65.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gober Chalk Formation (Austin Group), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• "Upper chalky member of the Austin Chalk (Santonian)."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. Slaughter

Primary reference: J. T. Thurmond. 1969. Notes on mosasaurs from Texas. The Texas Journal of Science 21(1):69-80 [M. Carrano/H. Street/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 106183: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 04.03.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Clidastes sp. Cope 1868 mosasaur
SMUSMP 62098; partial skull and jaws, with 2 centra