Drumheller, Red Deer River (NMC Loc. 5) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as NMC 2196

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.4° N, 112.7° W: paleocoordinates 59.0° N, 76.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• lower part of Edmonton formation (A); above 7 coal

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg & sons in 1912; reposited in the NMC

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: D. A. Russell. 1970. Tyrannosaurs from the Late Cretaceous of western Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Publications in Paleontology 1:1-34 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11902: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2001

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Albertosaurus sarcophagus Osborn 1905 Alberta lizard
NMC 2196