DeWeese Quarry, Green Acres (DMNH) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Garden Park, CO-6, DMNH Quarry 1

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)

• high in formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; gray mudstone

• "smectitic, gray mudstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. DeWeese in 1915-1916, 1997; reposited in the DMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

• turtle and croc from 1997 surface survey of locality

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1917. Paleontology. Annual Report of the Colorado Museum of Natural History for the Year 1916 19-23 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48163: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops sp.2 Marsh 1890 turtle
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocus longus1 Marsh 1878 diplodocine
DMNH 462
 Theropoda -
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholididae indet.2 Cope 1875 crocodilian