NMMNH L-1312, Lower Kalgary: Norian, Texas

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Chondrichthyes
? Chondrichthyes indet. Huxley 1880
Heckert 2004 10 specimens
NMMNH P-30796, 30808, 34184, 34186, 34270-71, 34275, 34301-02
Chondrichthyes - Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae
Xenacanthus moorei (Woodward 1889)
13 specimens
recombined as Triodus moorei
NMMNH P-34165, 34300, 34299, 41446-48, 41450
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
aff. Polyacrodus sp. Jaekel 1889
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-34273 (also listed as Hybodontidae indet.)
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
Lissodus humblei (Murry 1981)
10 specimens
original and current combination Lonchidion humblei
SMUSMP 67951, 67954, 67469, 67955. NMMNH P-34166, 34185, 41451-54
Lonchidion aff. humblei Murry 1981
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-29436, 34272, 34305 (also listed as Lonchidiidae indet.)
Osteichthyes
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880
Mutter and Heckert 2006 25 elements
NMMNH P-30782, 30785, 30796, 30798, 34194, 34220, 34304, 34267, 34283-85;NMMNH P-34398, 34170, 30781
Pisces
? Pisces indet. Linnaeus 1758
Heckert 2004 5 elements
synonym of Osteichthyes
NMMNH P-34274, 34397, 34277-78, 34499
Actinopterygii
Actinopterygii indet. Cope 1887
Heckert 2004 14 specimens
NMMNH P-29449, 30792, 34187, 34276, 34278-80, 34218, 34303, 34399
? Actinopterygii indet. Cope 1887
Heckert 2004 13 elements
NMMNH P-29439-40, 30781, 34170, 34189, 41460-61
Actinopteri - Perleidiformes - Colobodontidae
Colobodontidae indet. Stensiö 1916
Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
? Turseodus sp. Leidy 1857
11 specimens
NMMNH P-29443, 30794, 34193, 34265, 41460-64
    = cf. Turseodus sp. Leidy 1857
Murry 1989
Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Redfieldiidae
Redfieldiidae indet. Hutchinson 1973
13 elements
NMMNH P-29446, 30784, 30795, 34191-92, 34264, 41455-59
Lasalichthys sp. Schaeffer 1967
1 element
or Synorichthys sp.
    = cf. Lasalichthys sp. Schaeffer 1967
Murry 1989
    = ? Redfieldiidae indet. Hutchinson 1973
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-34268
Actinopteri - Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Semionotidae indet. Woodward 1890
Heckert 2004 10 specimens
NMMNH P-29441, 29445, 30793, 30797, 30783, 34266, 41465
Arganodontidae
Arganodus dorotheae (Case 1921)
Heckert 2004 1 element
NMMNH P-34171
Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthidae indet. Agassiz 1843
Heckert 2004 3 elements
NMMNH P-34263, 44066-67
unclassified
Tetrapoda indet. Jaekel 1911
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-30811, 34175
Temnospondyli indet. von Zittel 1887
Heckert 2004 9 specimens
NMMNH P-34174, 34296, 30799, 34183, 34297, 34295
Metoposauridae
Metoposauridae indet. Watson 1919
Heckert 2004 13 specimens
NMMNH P-34239-40
Reptilia
Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768
Heckert 2004 15 specimens
NMMNH P-29947, 29448, 30824, 34172, 34287, 34208, 30788, 30810, 30812, 34176-80
Reptilia - Procolophonidae
Colognathus obscurus (Case 1928)
Murry 1989 2 specimens
    = Procolophonidae indet. Lydekker 1889
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-30814, 34396
Reptilia
? Trilophosaurus sp. Case 1928
Heckert 2004 2 specimens
NMMNH P-34293-94
Trilophosaurus crosbyensis
Murry 1989 2 specimens
    = Trilophosaurus buettneri Case 1928
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-34291-92
Archosauriformes informal indet. A Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 2 specimens
NMMNH P-30802, 34348
Archosauriformes informal indet. B Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 4 specimens
NMMNH P-34349, 34484
Archosauriformes informal indet. C Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-34350, 34485
Archosauriformes informal indet. D Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-34351, 34486
Archosauriformes informal indet. E Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-34352, 34487
Archosauriformes informal indet. F Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-34353
Archosauriformes informal indet. G Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-35354
Archosauriformes informal indet. H Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 4 specimens
NMMNH P-34355, 34486
Archosauriformes informal indet. I Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 2 specimens
NMMNH P-34356, 34489
Archosauriformes informal indet. J Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 2 specimens
NMMNH P-34357, 34490
Archosauriformes informal indet. K Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-34358, 34491
Archosauriformes informal indet. L Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 2 specimens
NMMNH P-34359, 34492
Archosauriformes informal indet. M Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 5 specimens
NMMNH P-34360, 34493
Archosauriformes informal indet. N Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 11 specimens
NMMNH P-30800, 34361
Archosauriformes informal indet. O Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 5 specimens
NMMNH P-34362
Archosauriformes informal indet. P Gauthier 1986
Heckert 2004 10 specimens
NMMNH P-34363
? Prosauropoda indet. Huene 1920
Heckert 2004 2 specimens
NMMNH P-34251-52
Reptilia - Theropoda
cf. Coelophysis sp. Cope 1889
Murry 1989 7 specimens
possibly referrable to rauisuchians
    = ? Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-34204-07, 34250, 34325-26
Reptilia - Ornithischia
"Fabrosauridae" indet. Galton 1972
Murry 1989 6 specimens
"bulbous, waisted 'fabrosaurid'-like teeth"
    = Ornithischia indet. Seeley 1888
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-34188, 34253-54, 34258, 34317
Reptilia
? Ornithischia indet. (Seeley 1888)
Heckert 2004 13 specimens
NMMNH P-30786, 34199, 34202-03, 30805, 30819, 34255, 34393-94
Reptilia - Stagonolepididae
Stagonolepididae indet. Lydekker 1887
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
? Stagonolepididae indet. Lydekker 1887
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-34286, 34288-89
Reptilia
aff. Pekinosaurus olseni Hunt and Lucas 1994
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
nomen dubium belonging to Revueltosaurus
NMMNH P-34257
Rauisuchia indet. Huene 1942
Murry 1989 3 specimens
invalid subgroup of Suchia
Poposauridaee or Rauisuchidae
Reptilia - Parasuchidae
Phytosauridae indet. Jaeger 1828
Heckert 2004 14 specimens
replaced by Mystriosuchinae
NMMNH P-30803, 30806, 34077, 34244-46, 34400, 34402
? Phytosauridae indet. Jaeger 1828
Heckert 2004 12 specimens
replaced by Mystriosuchinae
NMMNH P-34247-49, 34401
Reptilia
Tecovasaurus sp. Hunt and Lucas 1994
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-34256
Crosbysaurus harrisae n. gen., n. sp. Heckert 2004
Heckert 2004 6 specimens
NMMNH P-34200-01, 34260, 34262, 34393-94, 34397
aff. Crosbysaurus harrisae Heckert 2004
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-34347
Protecovasaurus lucasi n. gen., n. sp. Heckert 2004
Heckert 2004 7 specimens
NMMNH P-34196-97, 34321-22, 34392, 34495-96, 41466
aff. Protecovasaurus lucasi Heckert 2004
Heckert 2004 3 specimens
NMMNH P-34198, 30807, 34359
Reptilia - Prolacertiformes
Prolacertiformes indet. Camp 1945
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-34056
Reptilia
Lepidosauria indet. (Haeckel 1866)
Murry 1989 1 specimen
"tricuspid teeth more similar to lacertilians than to the Eolacertilia"
Reptilia - Sphenodontia
Sphenodontidae indet. Cope 1869
Murry 1989 2 specimens
    = Sphenodontia indet. Jaekel 1910
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-30809, 34397
Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia - Sphenodontidae
Paleollanosaurus fraseri n. gen., n. sp. Heckert 2004
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-34395
Cynodontia
? Pterosauria indet. Kaup 1834
Murry 1989 4 specimens
    = Cynodontia indet. Owen 1861
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-34311-14
Tritheledontidae
? Tritheledontidae indet. (Broom 1912)
Heckert 2004 1 specimen
NMMNH P-30813
Dromatheriidae
cf. Kuehneosauridae indet. Romer 1966
Murry 1989 3 specimens
    = aff. Rewaconodon tikiensis Datta et al. 2004
Heckert 2004
NMMNH P-30815
see common names

Geography
Country:United States State/province:Texas County:Crosby
Coordinates: 33.4° North, 101.2° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:8.1° North, 41.4° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:739 meters
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Time
Period:Triassic Epoch:Late/Upper Triassic
Stage:Norian 10 m.y. bin:Triassic 4
Key time interval:Norian
Age range of interval:228.00000 - 208.50000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Geological group:Dockum Formation:Tecovas
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: approx. 4 m above base of Dockum Gp, low in Tecovas Fm.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:paleosol/pedogenic,gray,green,red calcareous,carbonaceous siltstone
Secondary lithology:paleosol/pedogenic,pebbly,gray,green,red argillaceous,calcareous conglomerate
Includes fossils?Y
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "muddy siltstone/clay pebble conglomerate; slightly calcareous with a few small pedogenic nodules; medium sand-size quartz; charcoal fragments; olive gray 5 Y 5/2 to light ollive gray 5 Y 6/2; weathers to weak red 10 R 5/4"
Environment:fine channel fill
Geology comments: "a small fluvial channel in a wet lowland"
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:concentrated
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Disassociated major elements:many
Disassociated minor elements:many
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:bulk,surface (float),surface (in situ),sieve,field collection
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Museum repositories:NMMNH
Metadata
Also known as:Home Creek, SMU 120, Holmes Creek
Database number:48424
Authorizer:M. Carrano, R. Butler Enterer:M. Carrano, R. Butler
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2005-03-18 08:40:35 Last modified:2018-04-23 17:05:16
Access level:the public Released:2005-03-18 08:40:35
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

13249.ETE P. A. Murry. 1986. Vertebrate paleontology of the Dockum Group, western Texas and eastern New Mexico. In K. Padian (ed.), The Beginning of the Age of Dinosaurs: Faunal Change Across the Triassic–Jurassic Boundary. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 109-137 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

17273ETE A. B. Heckert. 2004. Late Triassic microvertebrates from the lower Chinle Group (Otischalkian-Adamanian: Carnian), southwestern U.S.A. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 27:1-170 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
24941ETE A. B. Heckert and S. G. Lucas. 2006. Micro- and small vertebrate biostratigraphy and biochronology of the Upper Triassic Chinle Group, southwestern USA. In J. D. Harris, S. G. Lucas, J. A. Spielmann, M. G. Lockley, A. R. C. Milner, J. I. Kirkland (eds.), The Triassic-Jurassic Terrestrial Transition. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 37:94-104 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Wagner]
12932ETE P. A. Murry. 1989. Geology and paleontology of the Dockum Formation (Upper Triassic), west Texas and eastern New Mexico. In S. G. Lucas and A. P. Hunt (eds.), Dawn of the Age of Dinosaurs in the American Southwest, New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Albuquerque 102-144 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
24939ETE R. J. Mutter and A. B. Heckert. 2006. Re-investigation of enigmatic fish bones known as colobodontid/perleidid toothplates from the Upper Triassic Chinle Group (southwestern U.S.A.). In J. D. Harris, S. G. Lucas, J. A. Spielmann, M. G. Lockley, A. R. C. Milner, & J. I. Kirkland (eds.), The Triassic-Jurassic Terrestrial Transition. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 37:530-542 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]