Ross Coulee, Irvine (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.0° N, 110.3° W: paleocoordinates 57.1° N, 75.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• upper part of Oldman Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by T. C. Weston in 1884

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1902. New genera and species from the Belly River Series (mid-Cretaceous). Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(2):25-81 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 133004: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 30.08.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotus occidentalis Leidy 1856 gar
sic: Lepisosteus
Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae
"Ornithomimus altus" = Struthiomimus altus
"Ornithomimus altus" = Struthiomimus altus Lambe 1902 ornithomimid
 Loricata -
Crocodilus humilis Leidy 1856 crocodilian
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus annectens Cope 1876 choristodere