Burmis, Crow's Nest Line (NMC 9483) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Laosaurus minimus type site

Where: Alberta, Canada (49.6° N, 114.2° W: paleocoordinates 57.5° N, 79.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Allison Formation (Belly River Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• lower part of Allison Formation, originally thought to be from Blairmore Formation (Lower Cretaceous)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Crickmay in 1923; reposited in the NMC

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• collected from rock cut in 1923 by C. H. Crickmay, part of GSC party under M. Y. Williams

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1924. A new species of Laosaurus, an ornithischian dinosaur from the Cretaceus of Alberta. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, section 4, series 3 18:1-6 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47194: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.02.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Laosaurus minimus n. sp. Gilmore 1924 bird foot dinosaur