Littleton (DMNH 612) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Arapahoe County, Colorado (39.6° N, 105.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.4° N, 80.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Denver Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Fickle in 1992; reposited in the DMNH

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, mechanical,

• discovered by Charles Fickle

Primary reference: J. R. Horner and D. Lessem. 1993. The Complete T. rex 1-239 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49538: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.04.2005, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys cf. sinuosa Riggs 1906 turtle
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tyrannosaurus rex Osborn 1905 tyrant lizard king
DMNH 2827