Moore Brothers Farm (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Dallas County, Alabama (32.4° N, 87.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 56.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Selma Group, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81927: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Toxochelyidae
Lophochelys venatrix n. sp.4 Zangerl 1953 sea turtle
 Testudines - Protostegidae
"Protostega dixie n. sp." = Protostega gigas3, Chelosphargis cf. advena2
"Protostega dixie n. sp." = Protostega gigas3 Cope 1871 sea turtle
Chelosphargis cf. advena2 Hay 1908 sea turtle
 Testudines -
Toxochelys moorevillensis n. sp.4 Zangerl 1953 turtle
 Testudines - Pancheloniidae
Ctenochelys tenuitesta n. gen. n. sp.4 turtle
Ctenochelys acris n. sp.4 Zangerl 1953 turtle
Prionochelys matutina n. sp.4 Zangerl 1953 turtle
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Tylosaurus zangerli1 Russell 1970 mosasaur