Crawford Farm (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as Cedarville

Where: Hale County, Alabama (32.6° N, 87.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 59.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Mooreville Chalk Formation (Selma Group), Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 81930: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2008, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
Xiphactinus audax1 Leidy 1870
 Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae
Protosphyraena sp.1 Leidy 1857
Reptilia
 Testudines - Protostegidae
"Protostega dixie" = Protostega gigas
"Protostega dixie" = Protostega gigas Cope 1871 sea turtle
 Testudines -
Toxochelys moorevillensis4 Zangerl 1953 turtle
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Nodosauridae indet.3 Marsh 1890 ornithischian
tooth
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Clidastes propython2 Cope 1869 mosasaur