UCMP V78043 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Dawson County, Montana (47.1° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 53.4° N, 77.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Hell Creek Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• probably not far below the basal ("Z") coal bed

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

• soft, olive sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Estes and R. Hiatt. 1978. Studies on fossil phyllodont fishes: a new species of Phyllodus (Elopiformes, Alubuloidea) from the Late Cretaceous of Montana. PaleBios 28:1-10 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192047: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 05.03.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Phyllodus paulkatoi n. sp. Estes and Hiatt 1978