Wallace Ranch 2, SDSM V9116 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fall River County, South Dakota (43.0° N, 103.3° W: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 71.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• 0.76-0.91 m above 2nd bentonite stringer

• group of beds-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 94645: 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
Vertebrae
Reptilia
 Pterosauria -
Pteranodon longiceps Marsh 1876 pterosaur
SDSM 69039, wing fragments. SDSM 69040, jaw fragment, carpal, distal phalanx