Pembina Member 3, Vermilion River Formation (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Manitoba, Canada (49.5° N, 98.5° W: paleocoordinates 53.7° N, 62.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pembina Member (Vermilion River Formation), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black, gray shale and argillaceous ash

• The Pembina member consists of dark gray or black shales separated by thick bentonite beds.

Primary reference: D. Bardack. 1968. Fossil vertebrates from the marine Cretaceous of Manitoba. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 5:145-153 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36748: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 12.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Cimolichthys cf. nepaholica Cope 1872
fragments of neurocranium, mandible, palatine and base of caudal fin