Pine Cree Park (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Saskatchewan, Canada (49.6° N, 108.7° W: paleocoordinates 56.2° N, 82.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ravenscrag Formation, Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

• fossils are from a 0.55 m bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; ferruginous, shelly/skeletal, red, argillaceous sandstone

• "Sandstone, clayey, soft, rust-colored; numerous crushed shells" and vertebrates

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. S. Russell. 1974. Fauna and correlation of the Ravenscrag Formation (Paleocene) of southwestern Saskatchewan. Life Sciences Contributions, Royal Ontario Museum 102:1-53 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14764: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.07.1994, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae
Lioplacodes nebrascensis snail
(Meek and Hayden 1857); viviparid
 Truncatelloidea - Hydrobiidae
Hydrobia warrenana snail
(Meek and Hayden 1858); hydrobiid caenogastropod
Actinopteri
 Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae
? Acipenseridae indet. Bonaparte 1831
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
? Amiidae indet. Huxley 1861 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. de Lacep├Ęde 1803 gar
Reptilia
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.1 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Primates -
Purgatorius pinecreeensis n. sp.3 Scott et al. 2101 primate
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Carcinodon aquilonius n. sp. Russell 1974 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Neoplagiaulacidae indet.2 Ameghino 1890 multituberculate