Paul's Locality (UMNH VP Loc. 10) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as MNA 1417

Where: Iron County, Utah (37.6° N, 112.9° W: paleocoordinates 45.8° N, 84.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wahweap Formation, Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• orig. said to be Santonian to Aquilan; basal part of formation, 21 m above Drip Tank Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; mudstone and sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: J. G. Eaton, S. Diem, J. D. Archibald, C. Schierup, and H. Munk. 1999. Vertebrate paleontology of the Upper Cretaceous rocks of the Markagunt Plateau, southwestern Utah. In D. D. Gillette (ed.), Vertebrate Paleontology in Utah, Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-1:323-333 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 14421: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Matthew Carrano and Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• formation unnamedgenerically identifiable NISP 43+
Gnathostomata
  -
Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Actinopteri
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
Elopidae indet. Bonaparte 1846
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.4 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
 Salientia -
Anura indet.4 Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines, Compsemys sp.
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
Compsemys sp. Leidy 1856 turtle
 Testudinata - Helochelydridae
Naomichelys sp. Hay 1908 turtle
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae indet. Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
? Tyrannosauridae indet. Osborn 1906 tyrannosaurid
 Avetheropoda -
? Aublysodon sp. Leidy 1868 coelurosaur
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Squamata -
Litakis gilmorei Estes 1964 squamates
 Squamata - Anguidae
Odaxosaurus cf. piger Gilmore 1928 squamates
 Squamata - Globauridae
Contogenys cf. sloani Estes 1969 lizard
 Squamata - Chamopsiidae
Leptochamops denticulatus Gilmore 1928 lizard
Chamops segnis Marsh 1892 lizard
Meniscognathus cf. altmani Estes 1964 lizard
Mammalia
 Theriiformes -
cf. Protalphadon sp.4 Cifelli 1990 metatherian
UMNH 14057
cf. Anchistodelphys sp.2 Cifelli 1990 metatherian
UMNH 7482
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
"Pediomys" sp.2 Marsh 1889 metatherian
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 5629
 Didelphimorphia -
cf. Aenigmadelphys sp.2 Cifelli and Johanson 1994 marsupial
UMNH 14051
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
Alphadontidae indet.1 Marshall et al. 1990 marsupial
""Alphadon" cf. clemensi" = Eoalphadon clemensi2 Eaton 1993 marsupial
UMNH 5118, 6943, 7639, 14068, 14086
cf. Turgidodon sp.2 Cifelli 1990 marsupial
UMNH 14030
 Didelphimorphia -
cf. Varalphadon sp.2 Johanson 1996 marsupial
 Theriiformes - Picopsidae
cf. Picopsis "sp. B"2 Fox 1980 mammal
UMNH 14037
Picopsis sp.2 Fox 1980 mammal
UMNH 5144
cf. Picopsis "sp. A"2 Fox 1980 mammal
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 5140
 Theriiformes - Spalacotheriidae
Symmetrodontoides sp.3 Fox 1976 mammal
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415
Symmetrodontoides cf. foxi2 Cifelli and Madsen 1986 mammal
UMNH 14062
 Multituberculata -
cf. Paracimexomys sp.2 Archibald 1982 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 6903, 6906
? Cimexomys sp.2 Sloan and Van Valen 1965 multituberculate
UMNH 14039, 14079
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
Meniscoessus intermedius3 Fox 1976 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415
? Cimolomys sp.3 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 6919, 14050
Cimolomys sp.2 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
UMNH 6908, 13646, 13657, 14063
 Multituberculata -
Bryceomys sp.3 Eaton 1995 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 14059
Cedaromys cf. hutchisoni2 multituberculate
UMNH 5623, 2631, 6907, 6918, 6933, 6944, 7483, 7488, 13642-3, 13652-3, 14029, 14032, 14034, 14041, 14075
Cedaromys sp.2 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
UMNH 6922
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mesodma cf. minor2 multituberculate
UMNH 5110-1, 6917, 6920, 7486, 13671, 14025-6, 14044
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon cf. nitidus2 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 5106, 6915, 5917
Cimolodon wardi n. sp.2 Eaton 2006 multituberculate
UMNH 5620, 6904, 6911, 6913, 6916, 6929, 14027, 14036
Cimolodon similis3 Fox 1971 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415; UMNH 5613, 5615, 6914, 14028, 14045
Cimolodon aff. similis3 Fox 1971 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415