MNA 1064, Kaiparowits Plateau (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Garfield County, Utah (37.8° N, 111.5° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 74.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Naturita Formation, Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• said to be Cenomanian, middle part of Dakota Fm., but now should be Naturita Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: J. G. Eaton and R. L. Cifelli. 1988. Preliminary report on Late Cretaceous mammals of the Kaiparowits Plateau, southern Utah. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 26(2):45-55 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14384: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• in the upper 10 - 20 m of the middle mbr.
see also Eaton 1993c
Reptilia
 Loricata -
Mesoeucrocodylia indet.3 Whetstone and Whybrow 1983 crocodilian
MNA V10408
Mammalia
 Theriamorpha - Alphadontidae
"Alphadon clemensi" = Eoalphadon clemensi1
"Alphadon clemensi" = Eoalphadon clemensi1 Eaton 1993 metatherian
MNA V5387
 Theriamorpha -
Dakotadens morrowi1 Eaton 1993 metatherian
MNA V5386
 Multituberculata -
Dakotamys malcolmi2 Eaton 1995 multituberculate