south branch, Meyers Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as P. fenestratus type site, Ah-shi-sle-pah, Myers Creek

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 107.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 79.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kirtland Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg in 1921

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• skull and skeleton are cotypes, collected nearby but not directly associated

Primary reference: C. Wiman. 1930. Über Ceratopsia aus der Oberen Kreide in New Mexico [On Ceratopsia from the Upper Cretaceous in New Mexico]. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 4 7(2):1-19 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39231: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.05.2004, edited by David Nicholson

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus kirtlandius n. sp. Gilmore 1919 turtle
USNM 8593
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
"Pentaceratops fenestratus n. sp." = Pentaceratops sternbergii
"Pentaceratops fenestratus n. sp." = Pentaceratops sternbergii Osborn 1923 ceratopsid