Stokum Falls (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.7° N, 125.1° W: paleocoordinates 53.6° N, 90.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Browns Member of Trent River Formation according to Nicholls 1992, but Haslam Formation according to Nicholls and Meckert 2002

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. L. Nicholls. 1992. Note on the occurence of the marine turtle Desmatochelys (Reptilia: Chelonioidea) from the upper Cretaceous of Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Earth Science 29(2):377-380 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 27727: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 06.01.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Protostegidae
"Desmatochelys cf. lowi" = Desmatochelys lowii
"Desmatochelys cf. lowi" = Desmatochelys lowii Williston 1894 sea turtle