Myrtle Beach (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as site 13

Where: Horry County, South Carolina (33.7° N, 78.9° W: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 56.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Peedee Formation (Black Creek Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• stratigraphic assignment uncertain

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by E. A. Affinito in 1984

Primary reference: D. R. Schwimmer, A. E. Sanders, B. R. Erickson and R. E. Weems. 2015. A Late Cretaceous dinosaur and reptile assemblage from South Carolina, USA. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 105(2):1-157 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 201617: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.05.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
? Prognathodon sp. Dollo 1889 mosasaur
SCSM 84.176.1, tooth