Cope Quarry VII, 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

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: K. Carpenter. 1998. Vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Morrison Formation near CaƱon City, Colorado. Modern Geology 23:407-426 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48148: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Amphicoelias altus Cope 1877 sauropod
AMNH 5764
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
Camarasaurus sp. Cope 1877 camarasaurid