8 miles northwest of Rumsey (260 ft level) [NMC] (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Thescelosaurus edmontonensis type

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.9° N, 113.0° W: paleocoordinates 58.6° N, 85.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scollard Formation (Edmonton Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sternberg in 1925; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1940. Thescelosaurus edmontonensis, n. sp., and classification of the Hypsilophodontidae. Journal of Paleontology 14(5):481-494 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48627: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Thescelosaurus edmontonensis n. sp. Sternberg 1940 ornithischian
NMC 8537