RTMP Quarry 6, Sand Creek [AMNH] (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Sternberg Quarry 54

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.7° N, 111.5° W: paleocoordinates 58.1° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• originally assigned to the Oldman Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg in 1917; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: C. H. Sternberg. 1918. Sternberg's expedition to the Red Deer River, Alberta, 1917. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 29:88-91 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11890: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2001

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
"Gorgosaurus sternbergi n. sp." = Gorgosaurus libratus
"Gorgosaurus sternbergi n. sp." = Gorgosaurus libratus Lambe 1914 tyrannosaurid