Fortress Hill, James Ross Island (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.0° S, 57.5° W: paleocoordinates 62.6° S, 68.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cape Lamb Member (Snow Hill Island Formation), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. A. Case, J. E. Martin, and M. A. Reguero. 2007. A dromaeosaur from the Maastrichtian of James Ross Island and the Late Cretaceous Antarctic dinosaur fauna. In A. K. Cooper, C. R. Raymond, & the ISAES Editorial Team (eds.), Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World. Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES. United States Geological Survey and the National Academies. USGS Open-File Report 2007-1047, Short Research Paper 083:1-4 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75459: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
limb, foot