Deadhorse Coulee, Locality 8 (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Black Coulee

Where: Alberta, Canada (49.1° N, 111.4° W: paleocoordinates 54.3° N, 73.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Deadhorse Coulee Member (Milk River Formation), Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• "about 40 feet above Lower Milk River sandstone"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by L. Russell in 1934; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. S. Russell. 1935. Fauna of the upper Milk River Beds, southern Alberta. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, series 3 4(29):115-128 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 71486: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.04.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Unionida - Unionidae
Anodonta johnseni n. sp. Russell 1935 freshwater mussel
Rhabdotophorus gracilis n. gen. n. sp. Russell 1935 freshwater mussel
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae
Viviparus conradi Meek and Hayden 1857 snail
 Basommatophora - Physidae
Physa lactaena n. sp. Russell 1935 pulmonate