Cope Quarry I, Cope's Nipple (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Saurian Hill

Where: Fremont County, Colorado (38.5° N, 105.2° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 52.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: dry floodplain; brown, red mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O. Lucas in 1877; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On a carnivorous dinosaurian from the Dakota Beds of Colorado. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 3(4):805-806 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48127: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
Camarasaurus supremus n. gen. n. sp.
Camarasaurus supremus n. gen. n. sp. Cope 1877 camarasaurid
AMNH 5760
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
"Laelaps trihedrodon n. sp." = Allosaurus fragilis
"Laelaps trihedrodon n. sp." = Allosaurus fragilis Marsh 1877 allosaurid
AMNH (lost)