Mammal Quarry No. 1 (UCMP V-5003) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Lance Quarry 1; Hatcher No. 1

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 79.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lance Formation, Lancian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by J. B. Hatcher, W. A. Clemens in 1889; reposited in the UCMP, YPM

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, sieve,

Primary reference: O. C. Marsh. 1892. Discovery of Cretaceous Mammalia. Part III. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 43(255):249-262 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14565: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994, edited by Matthew Carrano, Roger Benson and Terri Cleary

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• UCMP site is "probably Hatcher's mammal locality No. 1" and treated as such by Clemens
Chondrichthyes
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Myledaphus bipartitus7 Cope 1876 guitarfish
 Rajiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Ischyrhiza avonicola7 Estes 1964 ray
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
Lonchidion selachos7 Estes 1964 elasmobranch
Reptilia
 Squamata - Teiidae
Alethesaurus quadratus n. gen. n. sp.8
Alethesaurus quadratus n. gen. n. sp.8 Gilmore 1928 squamates
USNM 10802 (holotype), fragment of maxilla with four complete teeth
 Testudinata -
Compsemys sp.9 Leidy 1856 turtle
Voucher: UCMP 173393
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
cf. Helopanoplia sp.9 Hay 1908 turtle
Voucher: UCMP 72932
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae sp.9 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
Voucher: UCMP 173394
 Testudines - Chelydridae
Chelydridae sp.9 Swainson 1839 turtle
Voucher: UCMP 95910
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp.9 Cope 1868 turtle
Voucher: UCMP 173410
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys sp.9 Hay 1902 turtle
Voucher: UCMP 173392
Aves
 Charadriiformes - Cimolopterygidae
"Cimolopteryx minima n. sp." = Lamarqueavis minima2
"Cimolopteryx minima n. sp." = Lamarqueavis minima2 Brodkorb 1963 shorebird
Voucher: UCMP 53976
Reptilia
 Theropoda -
"Tripriodon caperatus n. sp." = Paronychodon lacustris10
"Tripriodon caperatus n. sp." = Paronychodon lacustris10 Cope 1876 maniraptoran
 Theropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosauridae indet.3 Colbert and Russell 1969 maniraptoran
UW 13684
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Batodon tenuis n. gen. n. sp., Cimolestes incisus n. sp.10, "Didelphodon comptus n. sp." = Delphodon comptus10
Batodon tenuis n. gen. n. sp. Marsh 1892 eutherian
Cimolestes incisus n. sp.10 Marsh 1889 eutherian
YPM 11775 - holotype (left m1)
"Didelphodon comptus n. sp." = Delphodon comptus10 Marsh 1889 eutherian
 Theriamorpha - Gypsonictopidae
Gypsonictops hypoconus6 Simpson 1927 eutherian
 Theriamorpha - Stagodontidae
"Didelphodon sp." = Didelphodon10, "Didelphodon vorax n. sp." = Didelphodon vorax10, "Stagodon validus" = Didelphodon vorax10, "Didelphodon ferox n. sp." = Didelphodon vorax10, "Cimolestes curtus n. sp." = Didelphodon vorax10, "Stagodon sp." = Didelphodon10
"Didelphodon sp." = Didelphodon10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
"Didelphodon vorax n. sp." = Didelphodon vorax10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
"Stagodon validus" = Didelphodon vorax10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
"Didelphodon ferox n. sp." = Didelphodon vorax10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
"Cimolestes curtus n. sp." = Didelphodon vorax10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
"Stagodon sp." = Didelphodon10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
 Theriamorpha - Pediomyidae
"Pediomys hatcheri" = Protolambda hatcheri5, "Pediomys florencae" = Protolambda florencae5, Pediomys elegans n. sp.10
"Pediomys hatcheri" = Protolambda hatcheri5 Osborn 1898 metatherian
"Pediomys florencae" = Protolambda florencae5 Clemens 1966 metatherian
Pediomys elegans n. sp.10 Marsh 1889 metatherian
 Theriamorpha - Alphadontidae
Turgidodon rhaister5 Clemens 1966 metatherian
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mesodma sp.1 Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
"Cimolodon nitidus n. sp." = Cimolodon nitidus10, "Halodon serratus n. sp." = Cimolodon nitidus10, "Nanomyops minutus n. sp." = Cimolodon nitidus10
"Cimolodon nitidus n. sp." = Cimolodon nitidus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Halodon serratus n. sp." = Cimolodon nitidus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Nanomyops minutus n. sp." = Cimolodon nitidus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Camptomus amplus n. sp.10, "Allacodon pumilis n. sp." = Allacodon pumilus10, Allacodon lentus10
Camptomus amplus n. sp.10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Allacodon pumilis n. sp." = Allacodon pumilus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
Allacodon lentus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
"Selenacodon brevis n. sp." = Cimolomys gracilis10, Cimolomys parvus n. sp., "Meniscoessus robustus" = Meniscoessus robustus4, "Dipriodon robustus" = Meniscoessus robustus10, "Tripriodon coelatus n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10, "Selenacodon fragilis n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10, "Dipriodon lunatus n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10, "Halodon sculptus n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10, "Halodon gracilis n. sp." = Meniscoessus10
"Selenacodon brevis n. sp." = Cimolomys gracilis10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
Cimolomys parvus n. sp. Marsh 1892 multituberculate
"Meniscoessus robustus" = Meniscoessus robustus4 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Dipriodon robustus" = Meniscoessus robustus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Tripriodon coelatus n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Selenacodon fragilis n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Dipriodon lunatus n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Halodon sculptus n. sp." = Meniscoessus robustus10 Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Halodon gracilis n. sp." = Meniscoessus10 multituberculate