Badlands on Red Deer River (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Leidyosuchus canadensis type locality

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.1° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• originally assigned to the upper part of the Belly River Formation

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1907. On a new crocodilian genus and species from the Judith River Formation of Alberta. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, series 3 1(4):219-235 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117848: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 27.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
Leidyosuchus canadensis n. gen. n. sp.
Leidyosuchus canadensis n. gen. n. sp. Lambe 1907 crocodilian
NMC 338 - holotype (two fragments of left ramus of mandible) and NMC 1551 - cotype (posterior portion of skull lacking squamosal, quadratojugal, and elements of braincase)