Bone Cabin Quarry (AMNH) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as ETE Locality 1522, WY-78, Bone-Cabin Quarry, BCQ

Where: Albany County, Wyoming (42.0° N, 106.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° N, 52.2° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lake Como Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; lenticular, coarse-grained, intraclastic, brown, gray, white sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: channel ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0; channel in moderately drained floodplain
• ETE rock type adj: "whte,brn,gray", ETE lithology comments: "crse,clastic+snd lens"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Granger, H. Osborn, W. D. Matthew, P. Kaisen in 1897-1905; reposited in the AMNH, CM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• ETE reference list: 478

Primary reference: M. K. Jesup. 1898. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Annual Report of the President, Treasurer's Report, List of Accessions, Act of Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members for the Year 1897 17–19; 103-104 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 22648: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 16.04.2001, edited by Matthew Carrano, Roger Benson and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops plicatulus5 Cope 1877 turtle
AMNH 336, almost complete skeleton
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Galeamopus hayi11 Holland 1924 diplodocine
AMNH 969
Diplodocus sp.6 Marsh 1878 diplodocine
CM 21749
Diplodocus longus9 Marsh 1878 diplodocine
AMNH 493, 516, 608, 655
"Apatosaurus excelsus" = Brontosaurus excelsus12 Marsh 1879 diplodocid
? Apatosaurus sp.6 Marsh 1877 diplodocid
CM 21748
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
"Morosaurus sp." = Camarasaurus9
"Morosaurus sp." = Camarasaurus9 Cope 1877 camarasaurid
AMNH 690, 823
 Saurischia -
Apatosaurus minimus12 Mook 1917 sauropod
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
Brachiosaurus sp.3 Riggs 1903 brachiosaurid
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
"Allosaurus fragilis" = Allosaurus fragilis12, "Creosaurus atrox" = Allosaurus fragilis8
"Allosaurus fragilis" = Allosaurus fragilis12 Marsh 1877 allosaurid
"or Megalosaurus"
"Creosaurus atrox" = Allosaurus fragilis8 Marsh 1877 allosaurid
AMNH FR 290, 324
 Avetheropoda -
Tanycolagreus topwilsoni2 Carpenter et al. 2005 coelurosaur
AMNH 587
 Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae
Ornitholestes hermanni n. gen. n. sp.7
Ornitholestes hermanni n. gen. n. sp.7 Osborn 1903 compsognathid
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Stegosaurus stenops1 Marsh 1887 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Dryosauridae
Dryosaurus altus12 Marsh 1878 bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia -
"Camptosaurus nanus" = Camptosaurus dispar4
"Camptosaurus nanus" = Camptosaurus dispar4 Marsh 1879 bird foot dinosaur
AMNH mounted specimen
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Eutretauranosuchus delfsi10 Mook 1967 crocodilian
AMNH 570 (complete skull; partial right hemimandible; partial cervical series with associated osteoderms, three isolated osteoderms, distal portion of a left femur)