Rough Road Quarry (RRQ) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as OMNH V801; Mussentuchit

Where: Emery County, Utah (39.0° N, 111.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 72.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: M. E. Nelson and J. H. Madsen. 1985. Early Cretaceous mammals from central Utah. Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section, Abstracts with Programs 17(4):258 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14407: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1998, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

• see map of Cifelli and Madsen 1998
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.5 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
AMNH 27978-27980, 27972-27973
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
"both adult and embroynic teeth"
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet. bird foot dinosaur
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae
Bicuspidon numerosus6 Nydam and Cifelli 2002 lizard
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet. Owen 1842 lizard
scutes
Mammalia
 Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae
Astroconodon delicatus2 Cifelli and Madsen 1998 mammal
 Theriiformes - Spalacotheriidae
Spalacotheridium noblei1 Cifelli and Madsen 1999 mammal
 Multituberculata -
cf. Paracimexomys perplexus3 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
FHSM 10436-48
Paracimexomys robisoni4 Eaton and Nelson 1991 multituberculate
FHSM 10352, 10354-55
Cedaromys parvus3 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate
FHSM 10357
Cedaromys bestia3 Eaton and Nelson 1991 multituberculate
FHSM 10358
Ptilodontoidea indet.4 multituberculate
FHSM 10349; reID as C. parvus
Janumys erebos3 Eaton and Cifelli 2001 multituberculate