east bank Red Deer River, GSC (NMC 5601): Maastrichtian, Canada
collected by T. C. Weston 1889

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Laelaps incrassatus Cope 1876
1 specimen
NMC 5601, skull w/associated postcrania
    = Albertosaurus sarcophagus Osborn 1905
Osborn 1905
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Alberta
Coordinates: 51.8° North, 113.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:59.7° North, 84.0° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:823 meters
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Late/Upper Cretaceous
Stage:Maastrichtian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 8
*Period:Late/Upper Cretaceous *Epoch:Senonian
*International age/stage:Campanian
Key time interval:Maastrichtian
Age range of interval:72.10000 - 66.00000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Geological group:Edmonton Formation:Scollard
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: upper part of Edmonton Formation ("Edmonton B")
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Associated major elements:some
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,mechanical,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:GSC
Collectors:T. C. Weston Collection dates:1889
Database number:11898
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2001-09-18 14:28:32 Last modified:2019-11-14 16:05:24
Access level:the public Released:2001-09-18 14:28:32
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

25123.ETE L. M. Lambe. 1899. On reptilian remains from the Cretaceous of north-western Canada. The Ottawa Naturalist 13:68-70 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

52721 L. M. Lambe. 1899. [Mr. L. M. Lambe reports as follows…]. Geological Survey of Canada Summary Report 1898(part A):182-190 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
17541ETE L. M. Lambe. 1903. The lower jaw of Dryptosaurus incrassatus (Cope). The Ottawa Naturalist 17:133-139 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]
63224 L. M. Lambe. 1904. Vertebrate paleontology. Summary Report of the Geological Survey Department of Canada for the Calendar Year 1903 865:205-207 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
25133ETE L. M. Lambe. 1904. On Dryptosaurus incrassatus (Cope), from the Edmonton Series of the North West Territory. Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(3):1-27 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
9259 H. F. Osborn. 1905. Tyrannosaurus and other Cretaceous carnivorous dinosaurs. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21(14):259-265 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
42055% 39600D. A. Russell. 1970. Tyrannosaurs from the Late Cretaceous of western Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Publications in Paleontology 1:1-34 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]
18609ETE D. A. Russell and T. P. Chamney. 1967. Notes on the biostratigraphy of dinosaurian and microfossil faunas in the Edmonton Formation (Cretaceous), Alberta. National Museum of Canada Natural History Papers 35:1-22 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
62727 L. S. Russell. 1966. Dinosaur hunting in western Canada. Royal Ontario Museum, Life Sciences Contribution 70:1-37 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
70928 D. H. Tanke and P. J. Currie. 2010. A history of Albertosaurus discoveries in Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 47(9):1197-1211 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]