Alcova Quarry (UW) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Stegosaurus longispinus type

Where: Natrona County, Wyoming (42.6° N, 106.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 52.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Morrison Formation, Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. H. Reed & A. C. Dart in 1908; reposited in the UW

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1914. Osteology of the armored Dinosauria in the United States National Museum, with special reference to the genus Stegosaurus. United States National Museum Bulletin 89:1-136 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48557: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
"Stegosaurus longispinus n. sp." = Alcovasaurus longispinus
"Stegosaurus longispinus n. sp." = Alcovasaurus longispinus Gilmore 1914 ornithischian
UW D54