Lull's Locality 5 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Lance Quarry 5

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.1° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 79.5° 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 in 1889; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: R. S. Lull. 1915. The mammals and horned dinosaurs of the Lance Formation of Niobrara County, Wyoming. The American Journal of Science, series 4 40(238):319-348 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14587: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
Platacodon sp. Marsh 1889
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
"genus novum"
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Cimolestes incisus Marsh 1889 eutherian
Telacodon laevis n. sp. Marsh 1892 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
"Didelphodon comptus" = Delphodon comptus
"Didelphodon comptus" = Delphodon comptus Marsh 1889 eutherian
 Leptictida - Gypsonictopidae
Gypsonictops hypoconus Simpson 1927 eutherian
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
"Dipriodon robustus" = Meniscoessus robustus, "Cimolomys nitidus" = Cimolomys gracilis, "Cimolomys digona n. sp." = Cimolomys gracilis
"Dipriodon robustus" = Meniscoessus robustus Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Cimolomys nitidus" = Cimolomys gracilis Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"Cimolomys digona n. sp." = Cimolomys gracilis Marsh 1889 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Allodontidae
? Allacodon pumilis multituberculate
Allacodon sp. Marsh 1889 multituberculate
Allacodon lentus n. sp. Marsh 1889 multituberculate