Trent River Elasmosaur (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.6° N, 126.0° W: paleocoordinates 53.8° N, 91.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pender Formation, Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. L. Nicholls and D. Meckert. 2002. Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39(11):1591-1603 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 27723: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 06.01.2003

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet. Cope 1869 elasmosaur