6.4 km below mouth of Berry Creek (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Little Sandhill Creek, Steveville

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.9° N, 111.8° W: paleocoordinates 58.3° N, 76.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Oldman Formation (Belly River Group), Judithian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by L. Lambe, B. Brown, Cutler; reposited in the AMNH, BMNH

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1902. New genera and species from the Belly River Series (mid-Cretaceous). Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(2):25-81 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14485: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

• apparently the locality "near Steveville" or near "Little Sandhill Creek" visited by B. Brown, Lambe, and Sternberg
Steveville does not appear on modern maps, but Berry Creek joins the Red Deer River west of modern-day Wardlow
this locality apparently is just northwest of Dinosaur Provincial Park, and appears to have been included in a general "Dinosaur Park Formation" list for the park given by Eberth et al. 2001; the additional taxa listed by these authors are: Cimexomys judithae Cimolodon electus Cimolodon similis Cimolomys clarki additional Cimolomyidae indet. cf. Deltatheroides sp. Alphadon halleyi Turgidodon russelli Pediomys clemensi additional Pediomys sp. Paranyctoides sternbergi Cimolestes sp. additional Palaeoryctidae indet.
Mammalia
 Leptictida - Gypsonictopidae
Gypsonictops lewisi1 Sahni 1972 eutherian
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
"? Delphodon praesagus n. sp." = Turgidodon praesagus2
"? Delphodon praesagus n. sp." = Turgidodon praesagus2 Russell 1952 marsupial
 Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae
"Cimolestes cutleri n. sp." = Eodelphis cutleri3, Eodelphis browni n. sp.2
"Cimolestes cutleri n. sp." = Eodelphis cutleri3 Woodward 1916 marsupial
BMNH M11532; probably includes type of "Boreodon matutinus," from this locality
Eodelphis browni n. sp.2 Matthew 1916 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
"Cimolomys major n. sp." = Meniscoessus major2
"Cimolomys major n. sp." = Meniscoessus major2 Russell 1936 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
"Ptilodus primaevus n. sp." = Mesodma primaeva
"Ptilodus primaevus n. sp." = Mesodma primaeva Lambe 1902 multituberculate
NMC 1890