Trochu (UA-2) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.8° N, 113.0° W: paleocoordinates 59.5° N, 84.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by T. Schowalter in 1966

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: J. A. Lillegraven. 1969. Latest Cretaceous mammals of upper part of Edmonton Formation of Alberta, Canada, and review of marsupial-placental dichotomy in mammalian evolution. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 50:1-122 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14637: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
"Cimolestes cerberoides" = Ambilestes cerberoides
"Cimolestes cerberoides" = Ambilestes cerberoides Lillegraven 1969 eutherian
 Theriamorpha - Gypsonictopidae
Gypsonictops illuminatus Lillegraven 1969 eutherian
 Creodonta -
"Cimolestes magnus" = Altacreodus magnus
"Cimolestes magnus" = Altacreodus magnus Clemens and Russell 1965 creodont
 Theriamorpha - Stagodontidae
Didelphodon vorax Marsh 1889 metatherian