UCM Loc. 85358, Kaiparowits Plateau (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as OMNH V7, MNA 1007-1, JGE 8513

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, Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the UCM

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: R. L. Cifelli and J. G. Eaton. 1987. Marsupial from the earliest Late Cretaceous of Western US. Nature 325(6104):520-522 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14387: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• in the upper 10 - 20 m of the middle mbr.

•see also Eaton 1993c

Mammalia
 Multituberculata -
Dakotamys malcolmi Eaton 1995 multituberculate
 Theriamorpha - Stagodontidae
Pariadens kirklandi n. sp. Cifelli and Eaton 1987 metatherian