PTRM V92002 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Slope County, North Dakota (46.4° N, 103.9° W: paleocoordinates 52.8° N, 76.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hell Creek Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• datum -40.00, K-T seection 9735

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. A. Pearson, T. Schaefer, K. R. Johnson, D. J. Nichols, and J. P. Hunter. 2002. Vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota. In J. H. Hartman, J. R. Johnson, and D. J. Nichols (eds.), The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An Integrated Continental Record of the End of the Cretaceous, Geological Society of America Special Paper 361:145-167 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45128: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.10.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
"Lissodus selachos" = Lonchidion selachos
"Lissodus selachos" = Lonchidion selachos Estes 1964 elasmobranch
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Ischyrhiza avonicola Estes 1964 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina americana Estes 1964 wobbegong
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius thomasi, "Kindleia fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus
Melvius thomasi Bryant 1987 bowfin
"Kindleia fragosa" = Cyclurus fragosus Jordan 1927 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Osteichthyes
 Caudata -
Caudata indet. salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines -
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet. Cope 1882 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
Helopanoplia distincta Hay 1908 turtle
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Saurornitholestes sp. Sues 1978 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda -
Paronychodon lacustris Cope 1876 coelurosaur
Aves
  -
Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tyrannosaurus rex Osborn 1905 tyrant lizard king
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Thescelosaurus neglectus Gilmore 1913 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosaurinae indet. Lambe 1918 hadrosaurine
 Crocodylia -
"Leidyosuchus sternbergi" = Borealosuchus sternbergii Gilmore 1910 crocodilian
Brachychampsa montana Gilmore 1911 crocodilian
Thoracosaurus neocesariensis De Kay 1842 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet. Cope 1884 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
Meniscoessus robustus Marsh 1889 multituberculate