Stovall's Pit 8, Kenton (OMNH) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as OK-4, WPA

Where: Cimarron County, Oklahoma (36.9° N, 103.0° W: paleocoordinates 32.2° N, 50.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. W. Stovall in the 1930s

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. W. Stovall. 1938. The Morrison of Oklahoma and its dinosaurs. Journal of Geology 46:583-600 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49598: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopterygii indet.2 ray-finned fish
"small fish vertebrae"
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus sp.1 Agassiz 1838 lungfish
 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops sp.1 Marsh 1890 turtle
 Avetheropoda -
? Coelurosauria indet.3 Huene 1914 coelurosaur
 Neornithischia -
? Camptosaurus sp.3 Marsh 1885 bird foot dinosaur
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.2 crocodilian
"crocodile bones"
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis stovalli n. sp.1 Bronzati et al. 2012 crocodilian