Schneider Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Claosaurus annectens type, Lance Creek

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.3° N, 104.5° W: paleocoordinates 49.9° N, 78.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lance Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. B. Hatcher & A. L. Sullins in 1891, 1900; reposited in the CM, USNM

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

Primary reference: O. C. Marsh. 1892. Notice of new reptiles from the Laramie Formation. American Journal of Science 43:449-453 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49238: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet., "Claosaurus annectens n. sp." = Edmontosaurus annectens
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
CM 243, 245, 252, 254 (may pertain to type specimen)
"Claosaurus annectens n. sp." = Edmontosaurus annectens Marsh 1892 hadrosaurine
USNM 2414