Nakonanectes-type locality (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Fort Peck Reservoir

Where: Phillips County County, Montana (47.8° N, 106.7° W: paleocoordinates 54.5° N, 79.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Baculites baculus–B. grandis other zone, Bearpaw Shale Formation, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected in 1988

Primary reference: D. J. Serratos, P. Druckenmiller, and R. B. J. Benson. 2017. A new elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Bearpaw Shale (Late Cretaceous, Maastrichtian) of Montana demonstrates multiple evolutionary reductions of neck length within Elasmosauridae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(2):e1278608 [G. Lloyd/G. Lloyd/G. Lloyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196671: authorized by Graeme Lloyd, entered by Graeme Lloyd on 27.09.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Nakonanectes bradti n. gen. n. sp.
Nakonanectes bradti n. gen. n. sp. Serratos et al. 2017 elasmosaur
MOR 3072