Carol Jones Quarry (CEU) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Carol Site, State of Utah Loc. 42EM366V

Where: Emery County, Utah (39.2° N, 110.9° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 70.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mussentuchit Member (Cedar Mountain Formation), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• located in Mussentuchit Member just above the contact with the Ruby Ranch member. Mussentuchit is 12.3 m thick at the site, Ruby Ranch is 18.3 m thick.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Jones in 1994

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• The ankylosaur was discovered entirely with subsurface remote sensing techniques.

Primary reference: J. I. Kirkland and D. Burge. 1994. A large primitive hadrosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(3, suppl.):32A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 27067: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.11.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Nodosaurid ankylosaur is described as "related to Pawpawsaurus (= Texasetes)" but is not named.
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Animantarx ramaljonesi n. gen. n. sp.1
Animantarx ramaljonesi n. gen. n. sp.1 Carpenter et al. 1999 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Eolambia caroljonesa n. gen. n. sp.2
Eolambia caroljonesa n. gen. n. sp.2 Kirkland 1998 bird foot dinosaur