Brighton area, Henderson (1) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as T. galeus type

Where: Adams County, Colorado (39.9° N, 104.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 80.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. Eldridge; reposited in the YPM

Primary reference: O. C. Marsh. 1889. Notice of gigantic horned Dinosauria from the Cretaceous. American Journal of Science 38:173-175 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49525: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Triceratops galeus n. sp. Marsh 1889 ceratopsid
USNM 2410