UCMP V99831 (Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Hill 6770 SW 1

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 187714: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 07.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Kinosternidae
"Kinosternidae "new"" = Kinosternoidea
"Kinosternidae "new"" = Kinosternoidea Hay 1892 mud turtle
UCMP 194364, hypoplastron; 194460, six hypoplastron fragments; 194461, peripheral 4; 194462–194465, peripheral 5; 194466, 194467, peripheral 9; 194468 peripheral fragment; 194469, neural; 194470, costal 1 fragment; 194471, costal 8; 194472, 19 coastal fragments; 194493, peripheral 7
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydridae indet. turtle
UCMP 193654, nuchal fragment; 193655, peripheral 1; 193656, pe- ripheral 2? fragment; 193657, two peripheral 3? fragments; 193658, peripheral 4; 193659, peripheral 4 fragment; 193660, partial peripheral 5?; 193661, peripheral 6; 193662, periph- eral 8; 193663, 193663, peripheral 9?; 193665, three peripheral fragments; 193666, 193667, neural; 193668, costal fragments; 193669, ve hyoplastron fragments; 193670, two hypoplastron fragments
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
UCMP 194360, about a dozen fragments, including a nearly complete peripheral