Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-2) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as UALVP MR-2

Where: Alberta, Canada (49.1° N, 111.8° W: paleocoordinates 54.4° N, 73.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Deadhorse Coulee Member (Milk River Formation), Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: R. C. Fox. 1971. Early Campanian multituberculates (Mammalia: Allotheria) from the upper Milk River Formation, Alberta. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:916-938 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14422: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.07.1994, edited by Erin Leckey and Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon electus Fox 1971 multituberculate
Cimolodon similis Fox 1971 multituberculate
Reptilia
 Squamata -
Coniophis cf. precedens1 Marsh 1892 snake
isolated vertebrae
Amphibia
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton galaktion2 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
dentary
Albanerpeton nexuosus2 Estes 1981 tetrapod
dentary