Bad Heart Creek (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (55.5° N, 118.2° W: paleocoordinates 64.0° N, 80.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nomad Member (Puskwaskau Formation), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; mudstone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. R. Bell, F. Fanti, M. T. Mitchell and P. J. Currie. 2014. Marine reptiles (Plesiosauria and Mosasauridae) from the Puskwaskau Formation (Santonian-Campanian), West-Central Alberta. Journal of Paleontology 88(1):187-194 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153814: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 15.01.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Plioplatecarpinae indet. Dollo 1884 mosasaur
TMP 1973.011.2796 is an isolated tooth crown (27 mm in height); TMP 1995.060.0030 is an incomplete dorsal vertebra