Owl Creek (UCM Loc. 80013) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as L&W locality 43, Lone Tree Creek

Where: Weld County, Colorado (40.9° N, 104.8° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° N, 80.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Laramie Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Maxson; reposited in the UCM

• collected by Mr. Maxson of Longmont, material not at University of Colorado

Primary reference: R. S. Lull and N. E. Wright. 1942. Hadrosaurian dinosaurs of North America. Geological Society of America Special Paper 40:1-242 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 46210: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.01.2005, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Baenidae
Plesiobaena cf. antiqua2 Lambe 1902 turtle
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet.1 Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Edmontosaurus sp.1 Lambe 1917 hadrosaurine