USGS D12810 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: McKinley County, New Mexico (35.9° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scaphites depressus ammonoid zone, Dalton Sandstone Formation, Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• basal part of Dalton Sandstone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: I. Walaszczyk and W. A. Cobban. 2006. Palaeontology and stratigraphy of the Middle-Upper Coniacian and Santonian inoceramids of the US Western Interior. Acta Geologica Polonica 56(3):241-348 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 100221: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus robertsoni n. sp. Walaszczyk and Cobban 2006 clam