Michichi Creek, GSC (NMC) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as T. edmontoni

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.5° N, 112.7° W: paleocoordinates 59.3° N, 83.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Edmonton Group, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• listed as "Edmonton Formation", but this is now a group and the modern formational equivalent for the site is not clear

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, ferruginous, sandy claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: soft parts, replaced with silica

Collected by C. H. Sternberg in 1912; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1913. The manus in a specimen of Trachodon from the Edmonton Formation of Alberta. The Ottawa Naturalist 27:21-25 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45676: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.11.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
"Thespesius edmontoni n. sp." = Edmontosaurus annectens
"Thespesius edmontoni n. sp." = Edmontosaurus annectens Marsh 1892 hadrosaurine
NMC 8399