BMRP 2017, vertebrate assemblage (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Utah (38.4° N, 110.8° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° N, 75.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Ferron Sandstone Member (Mancos Shale Formation), Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; brown, gray lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. A. Jud, M. D. D'Emic, S. A. Williams, J. C. Matthews, K. M. Tremaine and J. Bhattacharya. 2018. A new fossil assemblage shows that large angiosperm trees grew in North America by the Turonian (Late Cretaceous). Science Advances 4(9):1-6 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196654: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 26.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretodus crassidens mackerel shark
BMRP 2017.8.1
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
BRMP 2017.8.6
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet. Marsh 1881 bird foot dinosaur
sacrum BMRP 2017.8.2
 Loricata -
Crocodyliformes indet. Hay 1930 crocodilian
BMRP 2017.8.3-5