1.5 miles up Horse Creek (36 ft) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Torrington

Where: Goshen County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 104.2° W: paleocoordinates 48.4° N, 79.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Torrington Member (Lance Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, green, yellow sandstone and concretionary, ferruginous, sandy shale

• "Green, yellow and gray sands grading laterally into variegated shales containing sandstone lenses and many iron concretions."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. M. Schlaikjer in 1930

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: E. M. Schlaikjer. 1935. Contributions to the stratigraphy and palaeontology of the Goshen Hole area, Wyoming. II. The Torrington Member of the Lance Formation and a study of a new Triceratops. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 7(2):31-68 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164991: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Triceratops sp. Marsh 1889 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
? Trachodon sp. Leidy 1856 hadrosaurid