Corral Bluffs (UCM loc. 82126) (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Palatobaena bairdi referred specimen

Where: El Paso County, Colorado (38.8° N, 104.8° W: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 82.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Denver Formation, Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

• Originally called Dawson Formation; revised to Denver Formation in 2002-2003

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by UCM Party in 1974; reposited in the UCM

Primary reference: J. D. Archibald and J. H. Hutchison. 1979. Revision of the genus Palatobaena (Testudines, Baenidae), with the description of a new species. Postilla 177:1-19 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118484: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 14.10.2011, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet., "Axestemys cf. puercensis" = Trionyx singularis
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
"Axestemys cf. puercensis" = Trionyx singularis Hay 1907 softshell turtle
 Testudines -
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet. Cope 1882 turtle
Palatobaena bairdi Gaffney 1972 turtle
UCM 37738 (skull and jaw fragments)
Plesiobaena sp. Gaffney 1972 turtle
 Testudines -
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Hoplochelys crassa Cope 1888 mud turtle