Seymour Island (MLP) (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.3° S, 56.7° W: paleocoordinates 62.6° S, 67.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: KlB 9 Member (López de Bertodano Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• 50 m below contact with Unit KlB 10

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Santillana in 1996; reposited in the MLP

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: T. H. Rich, P. Vickers-Rich, M. Fernandez and S. Santillana. 1999. A probable hadrosaur from Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. In Y. Tomida, T. H. Rich, and P. Vickers-Rich (eds.), Proceedings of the Second Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, National Science Museum Monographs 15:219-222 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51962: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.07.2005, edited by Graeme Lloyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
MLP 96-1-6-2, Distal end of metatarsal
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Weddellonectia indet. O'Gorman and Coria 2016 elasmosaur
MLP 14-I-20-16