Picketwire Canyonlands (upper) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Purgatory River, Purgatoire River

Where: Otero County, Colorado (37.5° N, 103.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 51.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Unit B Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. Schumacher and G. Liggett. 2004. The dinosaurs of Picket Wire Canyonlands, a glimpse into the Morrison basin of southeastern Colorado. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3, suppl.):110A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 177496: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.03.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
Camarasaurus sp. Cope 1877 camarasaurid
partial skeleton
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 allosaurid
partial skeleton