Slurp Flats, SDSM V926 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fall River County, South Dakota (43.2° N, 103.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.1° N, 71.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sharon Springs Member (Pierre Shale Formation), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• 0.61-0.91 m above the Ardmore succession

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SDSM

Primary reference: J. Hargrave. 2007. Pteranodon (Reptilia: Pterosauria): stratigraphic distribution and taphonomy in the lower Pierre Shale Group (Campanian), western South Dakota and eastern Wyoming. Geological Society of America Special Paper 427:215-225 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94638: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 05.03.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Enchodus sp. Agassiz 1843
Two vertebrae
Reptilia
 Pterosauria -
Pteranodon longiceps Marsh 1876 pterosaur
SDSM 45719, partial skeleton