Mussentuchit (OMNH V868) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Emery County, Utah (38.7° N, 111.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.3° N, 72.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mussentuchit Member (Cedar Mountain Formation), Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.5 Ma)

• 8 m below overlying Naturita Fm.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. L. Cifelli and S. K. Madsen. 1998. Triconodont mammals from the medial Cretaceous of Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18(2):403-411 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14405: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Teiidae
Harmodontosaurus emeryensis n. gen. n. sp.6 Nydam 2002 squamates
 Squamata -
Primaderma nessovi5 Nydam 2000 squamates
 Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae
Bicuspidon numerosus7 Nydam and Cifelli 2002 squamates
 Squamata -
Scincomorpha indet.6 Camp 1923 lizard
Bothriagenys mysterion6 Nydam 2002 lizard
Dimekodontosaurus madseni6 Nydam 2002 squamates
Mammalia
 Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae
Astroconodon delicatus Cifelli and Madsen 1998 mammal
 Theriiformes -
Sinbadelphys schmidti2 Cifelli 2004 metatherian
Adelodelphys muizoni2 Cifelli 2004 metatherian
 Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae
Pariadens mckennai n. sp.2 Cifelli 2004 marsupial
OMNH 33072, holotype left m4; OMNH 33076 (m1) and 33971 (m2 or 3)
 Theriiformes - Spalacotheriidae
Spalacotheriidae indet.3 Marsh 1887 mammal
Spalacolestes inconcinnus n. sp.3 Cifelli and Madsen 1999 mammal
Spalacolestes cretulablatta1 Cifelli and Madsen 1999 mammal
Spalacotheridium noblei1 Cifelli and Madsen 1999 mammal
 Multituberculata -
cf. Paracimexomys perplexus4 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
cf. Paracimexomys cf. robisoni4 Eaton and Nelson 1991 multituberculate
Bryceomys intermedius n. sp.4 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
including tentatively referred m2
Cedaromys parvus4 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
Cedaromys bestia4 Eaton and Nelson 1991 multituberculate
Janumys erebos4 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
Ameribaatar zofiae4 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
ml, OMNH 32990 (partial); m2, 32993; M2, 32989 (posterior fragment), 32991 (partial)