Kneehills Creek, GSC (NMC 5600) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Knee Hills Creek, Kirkpatrick Coulee, Dunphy

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.5° N, 112.8° W: paleocoordinates 59.0° N, 77.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Horsethief Member (Horseshoe Canyon Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• lower part of Edmonton Formation ("Edmonton A"); 7-8 coal

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "light sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. B. Tyrrell & T. C. Weston in 1884; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1899. On reptilian remains from the Cretaceous of north-western Canada. The Ottawa Naturalist 13:68-70 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11901: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2001

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Albertosaurus sarcophagus n. gen. n. sp. Osborn 1905 Alberta lizard
NMC 5600