Cope Quarry II, 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 floodplaingray, yellow

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• later worked by Hatcher in 1901

Primary reference: H. F. Osborn and C. C. Mook. 1919. Camarasaurus, Amphicoelias, and other sauropods of Cope. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 30:379-388 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48128: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
"Morosaurus laticollis n. sp." = Camarasaurus1
"Morosaurus laticollis n. sp." = Camarasaurus1 camarasaurid
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
"Laelaps trihedrodon" = Allosaurus fragilis2
"Laelaps trihedrodon" = Allosaurus fragilis2 Marsh 1877 allosaurid
AMNH femur