locality 2, Swan Hills (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (54.8° N, 115.5° W: paleocoordinates 63.0° N, 84.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scollard Formation (Edmonton Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• "Upper Edmonton"; could also be lower Paskapoo

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, volcaniclastic, calcareous sandstone

• "Mostly soft, bentonitic sandstone, with calcareous beds near the top"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by L. Russell in 1965

Primary reference: L. S. Russell. 1967. Palaeontology of the Swan Hills area, north-central Alberta. Life Science Contribution, Royal Ontario Museum 71:1-31 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 46088: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.01.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
"Stylomyleodon sp." = Cyclurus, Protamia sp.
"Stylomyleodon sp." = Cyclurus Agassiz 1843 bowfin
Protamia sp. Leidy 1873 bowfin