NMMNH Loc. 6340 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as De-na-zin?

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.8° N, 85.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Naashoibito Member (Ojo Alamo Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMMNH

Primary reference: R. M. Sullivan, S. E. Jasinski, and S. G. Lucas. 2012. Re-assessment of Late Campanian (Kirtlandian) turtles from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland and Kirtland formations, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA. In D. B. Brinkman, P. A. Holroyd, J. D. Gardner (eds.), Morphology and Evolution of Turtles 337-387 [D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 154616: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 25.02.2014, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Aspideretoides cf. robustus" = Trionyx robustus
"Aspideretoides cf. robustus" = Trionyx robustus Gilmore 1919 softshell turtle
NMMNH P-49786 (UA 14399) shell fragment (could be Hunter Wash member)
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Kinosternoidea indet. mud turtle
NMMNH P-49785 (UA 14836) peripheral
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
Alphadon marshi Simpson 1927 marsupial
NMMNH P-49779
 Multituberculata -
Multituberculata indet. multituberculate
NMMNH P-49783
 Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae
cf. Meniscoessus sp. Cope 1882 multituberculate
NMMNH P-49780
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mesodma formosa Marsh 1889 multituberculate
NMMNH P-49781, 49782