Sand Creek [ROM] (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as U.T.

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.7° N, 111.5° W: paleocoordinates 57.9° N, 75.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oldman Formation (Belly River Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by University of Toronto expedition in 1919

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney. 1972. The systematics of the North American family Baenidae (Reptilia, Cryptodira). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 147(5):245-312 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 128457: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 09.06.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Baenidae
"Baena fluviatilis n. sp." = Neurankylus eximius
"Baena fluviatilis n. sp." = Neurankylus eximius Lambe 1902 turtle
ROM 854 (type of Baena fiuviatilis Parks, 1933, pp. 19-25, figs. 1,2, pl. 7), partial shell, lacking much of left side and anterior edge.