Site 9, Moore Brothers' Farm (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Dallas County, Alabama (32.4° N, 87.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 59.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mooreville Chalk Formation (Selma Group), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• near upper third of Mooreville profile

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; white, yellow marl

• White to yellow marl, 5 feet below the wooded surface visible south of site 9 and near the upper third of the Mooreville profile.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Zangerl, W. Turnbull, & C. M. Barber in 1946; reposited in the FMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• Chicago Natural History Museum. Collected by Rainer Zangerl, William Turnbull and C.M. Barber in 1946

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1948. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part I. Introduction. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(1):1-16 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52053: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 15.07.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Lophorhothon atopus n. gen. n. sp.
Lophorhothon atopus n. gen. n. sp. Langston 1960 hadrosaurine
FMNH P27383