Verdigris Coulee (TMP) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Neurankylus

Where: Alberta, Canada (49.1° N, 111.8° W: paleocoordinates 54.4° N, 73.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Deadhorse Coulee Member (Milk River Formation), Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• 8.0 m above the base of the Deadhorse Coulee Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the TMP

Primary reference: D. W. Larson, N. R. Longrich, D. C. Evans and M. J. Ryan. 2013. A new species of Neurankylus from the Milk River Formation (Cretaceous: Santonian) of Alberta, Canada, and a revision of the type species N. eximius. In D. B. Brinkman, P. A. Holroyd, J. D. Gardner (eds.), Morphology and Evolution of Turtles 389-405 [D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154707: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 04.03.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Baenidae
Neurankylus lithographicus Larson et al. 2013 turtle
TMP 1991.113.0001 fragmentary carapace, plastron, caudal vertebrae, limb elements, and possible squamosal (paratype)