RTMP Quarry 36, Berry Creek (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Red Deer River, Sternberg Quarry 36, Gorgosaurus type, G.S.C.6, NMC

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

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-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 lag; lithified, argillaceous sandstone

• "tough clayey sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg & C. M. Sternberg in 1913; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1914. On the fore-limb of a carnivorous dinosaur from the Belly River Formation of Alberta, and a new genus of Ceratopsia from the same horizon, with remarks on the integument of some Cretaceous herbivorous dinosaurs. The Ottawa Naturalist 27(10):129-135 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11897: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2001

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Gorgosaurus libratus n. gen. n. sp.
Gorgosaurus libratus n. gen. n. sp. Lambe 1914 tyrannosaurid
NMC 2120