John Henry Member, OMNH V856 (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as MNA 457-1, 457-2, 706-2

Where: Garfield County, Utah (37.8° N, 111.5° W: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 78.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: John Henry Member (Straight Cliffs Formation), Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 14389: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

• OMNH V856 is definitely in Garfield County: see Cifelli and Gordon 1999
said to be "possibly" Coniacian (MNA 706-2) and Santonian (MNA 457-1, -2)
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.3 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
OMNH 31148-31149,31091
 Caudata - Urodela
Scapherpetontidae indet.4 Auffenberg and Goin 1959 salamander
Scapherpeton sp.4 Cope 1876 salamander
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
 Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae
Stagodontidae indet. Marsh 1889 marsupial
 Theriiformes - Spalacotheriidae
Symmetrodontoides cf. oligodontos1 Cifelli 1990 mammal
OMNH V32874
 Multituberculata -
Paracimexomys sp.2 Archibald 1982 multituberculate
DUPLICATE REF 1413 or 1414 or 1415
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon cf. similis Fox 1971 multituberculate