Chuck's Prospect (AMNH-YPM) (Jurassic of the United States)

Where: Albany County, Wyoming (42.0° N, 106.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 52.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Morrison Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1969-1970; reposited in the AMNH, YPM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: D. R. Prothero. 1981. New Jurassic mammals from Como Bluff, Wyoming, and the interrelationships of non-tribosphenic Theria. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 167(5):277-326 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39427: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Dryolestoidea - Dryolestidae
Dryolestes sp. Marsh 1878 mammal
Amblotherium sp. Owen 1871 mammal
Laolestes eminens Simpson 1927 mammal
 Tribosphenida -
Theria indet. Parker and Haswell 1897 mammal
petrosal
 Multituberculata - Plagiaulacidae
Plagiaulacidae indet. Gill 1872 multituberculate
Reptilia
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis sp. Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Choristodera - Cteniogenyidae
Cteniogenys antiquus Gilmore 1928 choristodere
 Testudinata - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops plicatulus Cope 1877 turtle
Osteichthyes
 Halecomorphi - Ophiopsiidae
Ophiopsis sp. Agassiz 1834 ray-finned fish