west slope, Como Bluff (YPM) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Nodosaurus type

Where: Albany County, Wyoming (42.9° N, 105.9° W: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 66.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Belle Fourche Member (Frontier Formation), Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• described as "about 400 feet above the Dakota sandstone".

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; concretionary lithology not reported

• "nodular horizon"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Reed in 1881; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: O. C. Marsh. 1889. Notice of gigantic horned Dinosauria from the Cretaceous. American Journal of Science 38:173-175 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28437: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.02.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Nodosaurus textilis n. gen. n. sp.
Nodosaurus textilis n. gen. n. sp. Marsh 1889 ornithischian