Bodily Quarry, Little Valley (BYU) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as State of Utah Loc. 42Gr003VP

Where: Grand County, Utah (38.8° N, 109.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 60.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Poison Strip Sandstone Member (Cedar Mountain Formation), Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, green, sandy shale and lenticular, brown sandstone

• fossil found "in light gray shales between the sandstone lenses...the fossil material was surrounded by slightly sandy, light gray to green shale." The sandstone is "even bedded and light brown."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by L. Ottinger & J. A. Jensen in 1965-1968

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

• discovered by Lin Ottinger (Moab) and initially collected by J. A. Jensen

Primary reference: N. M. Bodily. 1970. An armored dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Utah. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 16(3):35-60 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49615: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
"Polacanthidae indet." = Nodosauridae
"Polacanthidae indet." = Nodosauridae Marsh 1890 ornithischian
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
"fossil wood"