NMMNH L-1312, Lower Kalgary (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Home Creek, SMU 120, Holmes Creek

Where: Crosby County, Texas (33.4° N, 101.2° W: paleocoordinates 8.1° N, 41.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tecovas Formation (Dockum Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• approx. 4 m above base of Dockum Gp, low in Tecovas Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; paleosol/pedogenic, gray, green, red, calcareous, carbonaceous siltstone and paleosol/pedogenic, pebbly, gray, green, red, argillaceous, calcareous conglomerate

• "a small fluvial channel in a wet lowland"
• "muddy siltstone/clay pebble conglomerate; slightly calcareous with a few small pedogenic nodules; medium sand-size quartz; charcoal fragments; olive gray 5 Y 5/2 to light ollive gray 5 Y 6/2; weathers to weak red 10 R 5/4"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the NMMNH

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,

Primary reference: P. A. Murry. 1986. Vertebrate paleontology of the Dockum Group, western Texas and eastern New Mexico. In K. Padian (ed.), The Beginning of the Age of Dinosaurs: Faunal Change Across the Triassic–Jurassic Boundary. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 109-137 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 48424: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.03.2005, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
  -
? Chondrichthyes indet.1 Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
NMMNH P-30796, 30808, 34184, 34186, 34270-71, 34275, 34301-02
Chondrichthyes
 Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae
"Xenacanthus moorei" = Triodus moorei
"Xenacanthus moorei" = Triodus moorei Woodward 1889 elasmobranch
NMMNH P-34165, 34300, 34299, 41446-48, 41450
 Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
aff. Polyacrodus sp.1 Jaekel 1889 elasmobranch
NMMNH P-34273 (also listed as Hybodontidae indet.)
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
"Lissodus humblei" = Lonchidion humblei, "Lonchidion aff. humblei" = Lonchidion humblei1
"Lissodus humblei" = Lonchidion humblei Murry 1981 elasmobranch
SMUSMP 67951, 67954, 67469, 67955. NMMNH P-34166, 34185, 41451-54
"Lonchidion aff. humblei" = Lonchidion humblei1 Murry 1981 elasmobranch
NMMNH P-29436, 34272, 34305 (also listed as Lonchidiidae indet.)
Gnathostomata
  -
"Osteichthyes indet." = Osteichthyes3
"Osteichthyes indet." = Osteichthyes3 Huxley 1880 bony fish
NMMNH P-30782, 30785, 30796, 30798, 34194, 34220, 34304, 34267, 34283-85;NMMNH P-34398, 34170, 30781
Pisces
  -
"? Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes1
"? Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes1 Huxley 1880 bony fish
NMMNH P-34274, 34397, 34277-78, 34499
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopterygii indet.1 ray-finned fish
NMMNH P-29449, 30792, 34187, 34276, 34278-80, 34218, 34303, 34399
? Actinopterygii indet.1 ray-finned fish
NMMNH P-29439-40, 30781, 34170, 34189, 41460-61
Actinopteri
 Perleidiformes - Colobodontidae
Colobodontidae indet. Stensiö 1916
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
cf. Turseodus sp.2 Leidy 1857
NMMNH P-29443, 30794, 34193, 34265, 41460-64
 Palaeonisciformes - Redfieldiidae
Redfieldiidae indet. Hutchinson 1973
NMMNH P-29446, 30784, 30795, 34191-92, 34264, 41455-59
? Redfieldiidae indet.1 Hutchinson 1973
or Synorichthys sp.
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Semionotidae indet.1 Woodward 1890
NMMNH P-29441, 29445, 30793, 30797, 30783, 34266, 41465
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Arganodontidae
Arganodus dorotheae1 Case 1921 lungfish
NMMNH P-34171
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthidae indet.1 Agassiz 1843 coelacanth
NMMNH P-34263, 44066-67
Osteichthyes
 Tetrapoda -
Tetrapoda indet.1 Jaekel 1911 tetrapod
NMMNH P-30811, 34175
 Temnospondyli -
Temnospondyli indet.1 tetrapod
NMMNH P-34174, 34296, 30799, 34183, 34297, 34295
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Metoposauridae indet.1 Watson 1919 tetrapod
NMMNH P-34239-40
Reptilia
  -
Reptilia indet.1 Laurenti 1768 reptile
NMMNH P-29947, 29448, 30824, 34172, 34287, 34208, 30788, 30810, 30812, 34176-80
 Procolophonia - Procolophonidae
Procolophonidae indet.1 Lydekker 1889 parareptile
 Eosuchia -
? Trilophosaurus sp.1 Case 1928 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34293-94
Trilophosaurus buettneri1 Case 1928 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. A"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-30802, 34348
Archosauriformes "indet. B"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34349, 34484
Archosauriformes "indet. C"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34350, 34485
Archosauriformes "indet. D"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34351, 34486
Archosauriformes "indet. E"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34352, 34487
Archosauriformes "indet. F"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34353
Archosauriformes "indet. G"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-35354
Archosauriformes "indet. H"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34355, 34486
Archosauriformes "indet. I"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34356, 34489
Archosauriformes "indet. J"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34357, 34490
Archosauriformes "indet. K"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34358, 34491
Archosauriformes "indet. L"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34359, 34492
Archosauriformes "indet. M"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34360, 34493
Archosauriformes "indet. N"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-30800, 34361
Archosauriformes "indet. O"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34362
Archosauriformes "indet. P"1 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34363
 Saurischia -
? Prosauropoda indet.1 prosauropod
NMMNH P-34251-52
 Theropoda -
? Theropoda indet.1 theropod
possibly referrable to rauisuchians
 Ornithischia -
? Ornithischia indet.1 Seeley 1888 ornithischian
NMMNH P-30786, 34199, 34202-03, 30805, 30819, 34255, 34393-94
Ornithischia indet.1 Seeley 1888 ornithischian
"bulbous, waisted 'fabrosaurid'-like teeth"
 Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae
? Stagonolepididae indet.1 archosaur
NMMNH P-34286, 34288-89
 Pseudosuchia -
aff. Pekinosaurus olseni1 Hunt and Lucas 1994 archosaur
NMMNH P-34257
Rauisuchia indet.2 archosaur
Poposauridaee or Rauisuchidae
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
"Phytosauridae indet." = Mystriosuchinae1, "? Phytosauridae indet." = Mystriosuchinae1
"Phytosauridae indet." = Mystriosuchinae1 von Huene 1915 archosaur
NMMNH P-30803, 30806, 34077, 34244-46, 34400, 34402
"? Phytosauridae indet." = Mystriosuchinae1 von Huene 1915 archosaur
NMMNH P-34247-49, 34401
 Eosuchia -
Tecovasaurus sp.1 Hunt and Lucas 1994 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34256
Crosbysaurus harrisae n. gen. n. sp.1 Heckert 2004 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34200-01, 34260, 34262, 34393-94, 34397
aff. Crosbysaurus harrisae1 Heckert 2004 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34347
Protecovasaurus lucasi n. gen. n. sp.1 Heckert 2004 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34196-97, 34321-22, 34392, 34495-96, 41466
aff. Protecovasaurus lucasi1 Heckert 2004 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34198, 30807, 34359
 Diapsida -
Prolacertiformes indet.1 archosauromorph
NMMNH P-34056
 Eosuchia -
Lepidosauria indet.2 Haeckel 1866 lepidosaur
"tricuspid teeth more similar to lacertilians than to the Eolacertilia"
 Rhynchocephalia -
Sphenodontia indet.1 rhynchocephalian
 Rhynchocephalia - Sphenodontidae
Paleollanosaurus fraseri n. gen. n. sp.1
Paleollanosaurus fraseri n. gen. n. sp.1 Heckert 2004 rhynchocephalian
NMMNH P-34395
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Cynodontia
 Therapsida - Tritheledontidae
? Tritheledontidae indet.1 therapsid
NMMNH P-30813
 Therapsida - Dromatheriidae
aff. Rewaconodon tikiensis1 Datta et al. 2004 therapsid