Lindsey Quarry (DMNH) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Garden Park, CO-8, Lindsey's, DMNH Quarry 3

Where: Fremont County, Colorado (38.5° N, 105.2° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 52.2° 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: pond; green siltstone and yellow sandstone

• "pale green siltstone, though some large elements were in a golden sandstone"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1979; reposited in the DMNH

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 48162: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops plicatulus Cope 1877 turtle
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocus sp. Marsh 1878 diplodocine
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
Camarasaurus grandis Marsh 1877 camarasaurid
DMNH 2850
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus fragilis Marsh 1877 allosaurid
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet. bird foot dinosaur
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Rhynchocephalia -
Opisthias sp. Gilmore 1909 rhynchocephalian
Mammalia
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet. Cope 1884 multituberculate