Rainbow Park (DNM 94) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Dinosaur National Monument, UT-25

Where: Uintah County, Utah (40.4° N, 109.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 55.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• upper part of member, "zone 6"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; lithology not reported

• "poorly drained floodplain"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: D. J. Chure. 1994. Koparion douglassi, a new dinosaur from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of Dinosaur National Monument; the oldest troodontid (Theropoda: Maniraptora). Brigham Young University Geology Studies 40:11-15 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22711: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 29.05.2001, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops sp. Marsh 1890 turtle
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocus sp. Marsh 1878 diplodocine
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 allosaurid
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Koparion douglassi n. gen. n. sp.
Koparion douglassi n. gen. n. sp. Chure 1994 coelurosaur
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Stegosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Dryosauridae
Dryosaurus sp. Marsh 1894 bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia -
Camptosaurus sp. Marsh 1885 bird foot dinosaur
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp. Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Squamata -
 Rhynchocephalia -
Opisthias sp. Gilmore 1909 rhynchocephalian
Mammalia
  -
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Docodonta - Docodontidae
Docodon sp. Marsh 1881 dodocont
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet. Cope 1884 multituberculate