Canal Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Pinhorn Provincial Grazing Reserve, Albertadromeus syntarsus type locality

Where: Alberta (49.2° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 56.2° N, 75.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oldman Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Upper part of formation

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• The specimen was located in a 2m-thick fine to very fine sandstone unit, 24.5m above the top of the Comrey Sandstone and 1.5 m below the bentonite layer overlying a neighboring monodominantCen-trosaurusbonebed (McPheeter’s Bonebed)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. M. Brown, D. C. Evans, M. J. Ryan and A. P. Russell. 2013. New data on the diversity and abundance of small-bodied ornithopods (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from the Belly River Group (Campanian) of Alberta. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(3):495-520 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144510: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 08.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Albertadromeus syntarsus n. gen. n. sp.
Albertadromeus syntarsus n. gen. n. sp. Brown et al. 2013 ornithischian
Holotype: TMP 2009.037.0044, partial skeleton