Nordic Ski Quarry (TMP locality L2383; lower bed) (Paleocene of Canada)

Also known as Canada Olympic Park

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.0° N, 114.1° W: paleocoordinates 58.2° N, 89.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Porcupine Hills Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

• Late Torrejonian (To3)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, yellow siltstone

• yellow to rusty orange, fine-grained siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1988; reposited in the TMP

Primary reference: C. S. Scott, A. Weil, and J. M. Theodor. 2018. A new, diminutive species of Catopsalis (Mammalia, Multituberculata, Taeniolabidoidea) from the early Paleocene of southwestern Alberta, Canada. Journal of Paleontology [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 194574: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 22.06.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Actinopterygii -
Actinopterygii indet. Cope 1887 ray-finned fish
 Temnospondyli -
Lissamphibia indet. Haeckel 1866 tetrapod
Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Squamata -
 Choristodera -
Choristodera indet. Cope 1876 choristodere
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Pararyctes cf. pattersoni Van Valen 1966 eutherian
 Dermoptera -
Elpidophorus cf. elegans Simpson 1927 colugo
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Baiotomeus sp. Krause 1987 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Taeniolabididae
Catopsalis kakwa Scott et al. 2018 multituberculate
UAVLP 57537-57543, TMP 2009.131.0001 and TMP 2009.131.0149