Near Freezeout Mountain(s) [PROXY] (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as Freezeout Hills

Where: Carbon County County, Wyoming (44.8° N, 111.7° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 54.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Redwater Shale Member (Sundance Formation), Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Wilbur Knight and Mehl in 1895-1912

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

Primary reference: F. R. O'Keefe and W. Wahl. 2003. Current taxonomic status of the plesiosaur Pantosaurus striatus from the Upper Jurassic Sundance Formation, Wyoming. Paludicola 4(2):37-46 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 119282: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 22.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Cryptoclididae
"Cimoliasaurus laramiensis n. sp." = Tatenectes laramiensis, "Pantosaurus striatus n. gen. n. sp." = Pantosaurus striatus, "Muraenosaurus reedii n. sp." = Pantosaurus striatus
"Cimoliasaurus laramiensis n. sp." = Tatenectes laramiensis Knight 1900 plesiosaur
lost holotype vertebrae and limb
"Pantosaurus striatus n. gen. n. sp." = Pantosaurus striatus Marsh 1891 plesiosaur
YPM 543 (holotype partial skeleton)
"Muraenosaurus reedii n. sp." = Pantosaurus striatus Marsh 1891 plesiosaur
UW 5544 (holotype partial right forelimb)