Santee (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Knox County, Nebraska (42.8° N, 97.9° W: paleocoordinates 47.3° N, 65.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pierre Shale Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Referral to the Pierre Shale is tentative.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Leidy. 1873. Part I. Contributions to the extinct vertebrate fauna of the western territories. In F. V. Hayden (ed.), Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories 1:1-358 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 107400: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 07.04.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus sp. Parkinson 1822 mosasaur