Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-8) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as UALVP MR-8

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 14426: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Matthew Carrano and Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Teleostei "indet. O"1 Müller 1846
"type O"
Teleostei "indet. U-4"1 Müller 1846
"type U-4"
Elopomorpha indet.1 Greenwood et al. 1966
 Ellimmichthyiformes -
Horseshoeichthys sp.1 Newbrey et al. 2010
 Ostariophysi -
Otophysa "indet. U-3/BvD"1
"Type U-3/BvD"
 Acanthomorphata -
"Acanthomorpha indet." = Acanthomorphata1
"Acanthomorpha indet." = Acanthomorphata1 Rosen 1973
 Osteoglossiformes -
Wilsonichthys sp.1 Murray et al. 2016
 Hiodontiformes - Hiodontidae
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet.1 Cuvier 1825 gar
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiinae indet.1 Bonaparte 1837 bowfin
cf. Melvius sp.1 Bryant 1987 bowfin
Mammalia
 Theriamorpha - Stagodontidae
Eodelphis sp.2 Matthew 1916 metatherian
 Theriamorpha - Aquiladelphidae
Aquiladelphis incus n. sp.2 Fox 1971 metatherian
Aquiladelphis minor n. sp.2 Fox 1971 metatherian
 Theriamorpha - Alphadontidae
"Alphadon creber" = Varalphadon creber2
"Alphadon creber" = Varalphadon creber2 Fox 1971 metatherian
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
? Cimolomys "sp. A" Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"A"
Meniscoessus ferox n. sp. Fox 1971 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon electus Fox 1971 multituberculate
Cimolodon similis Fox 1971 multituberculate
 Multituberculata -
Viridomys orbatus Fox 1971 multituberculate
Amphibia
 Caudata - Urodela
Urodela indet.1 salamander
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton galaktion3 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
Albanerpeton nexuosus3 Estes 1981 tetrapod
Chondrichthyes
 Rajiformes -
Pseudomyledaphus madseni1 Kirkland et al. 2013 guitarfish
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
Lonchidion sp.1 Estes 1964 elasmobranch