Cloverly (OMNH V1075) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Big Horn County, Montana (45.1° N, 106.9° W: paleocoordinates 44.1° N, 61.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Himes Member (Cloverly Formation), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• "base of Unit VII"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by S. K. Madsen in 1997

Collection methods: bulk,

• no taxa other than lizards are described (edit: but see Cifelli and Davis 2015)

Primary reference: R. L. Nydam and R. L. Cifelli. 2002. Lizards from the Lower Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) Antlers and Clovery formations. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(2):286-298 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23502: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.07.2002, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Paramacellodidae
cf. Paramacellodidae indet. Estes 1983 lizard
scincomorph lizard; OMNH 60849-50
 Tribosphenida -
Tribosphenida indet. mammal
OMNH 62418, a right ultimate lower molar; OMNH 62422, Lmx preserving only the trigonid (taxon A); OMNH 62421, Lmx preserving only the trigonid (Taxon B); OMNH 62431, Lmx preserving only the talonid (Taxon C); OMNH 67514, LMx preserving the distobuccal corner (Taxon D); OMNH 67518, LMx preserving the distobuccal corner (Taxon E)
 Deltatheroida - Deltatheridiidae
Oklatheridium wiblei n. sp. Cifelli and Davis 2015 metatherian
Holotype: OMNH 67517, LM3 preserving the distobuccal corner only.
 Theriiformes - Pappotheriidae
Pappotherium pattersoni Slaughter 1965 metatherian
OMNH 62417, LM2 lacking the protocone; OMNH 62433, the distobuccal corner of LM3; OMNH 67413, a fragmentary RM4; and OMNH 62427, Lmx preserving the trigonid only.
 Theriiformes -
Marsupialiformes indet. Vullo and Gheerbrant 2009 metatherian
OMNH 62432, Lmx preserving the talonid only