UCMP V95087 (Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Fossil Gulch Upper Ss

Where: Kane County, Utah (37.3° N, 112.4° W: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 83.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Kaiparowits Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: J. H. Hutchison, M. J. Knell, and D. Brinkman. 2013. Turtles from the Kaiparowits Formation, Utah. In A.L. Titus and M.A. Loewen (eds.), At the Top of the Grand Staircase: The Late Cretaceous of Southern Utah 295-318 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187706: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 07.08.2017, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Baenidae
Denazinemys nodosa Gilmore 1916 turtle
UCMP V159703, front part of shell, shows sulci of prepleural but supramarginals absent. Nuchal present and cervical scale preserved
Neurankylus baueri Gilmore 1916 turtle
UCMP 194136, pygal in articulation with su- prapygal and 11th peripheral, showing the sulci of the 12th marginal