Kaiparowitz Peak (YPM) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as L&W locality 42

Where: Garfield County, Utah (37.6° N, 111.8° W: paleocoordinates 45.6° N, 89.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chiule Member (Lance Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "Chiule beds"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H. E. Gregory in 1918; reposited in the YPM

• collected by Herbert E. Gregory, 1918

Primary reference: R. S. Lull and N. E. Wright. 1942. Hadrosaurian dinosaurs of North America. Geological Society of America Special Paper 40:1-242 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 48549: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

• emended based on YPM collection data
Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Triceratops sp. Marsh 1889 ceratopsid
YPM 237
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
YPM 236, 238
Trachodon sp. Leidy 1856 hadrosaurid
YPM 235