Cabin Creek Quarry (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as CO-48

Where: Gunnison County, Colorado (38.5° N, 106.8° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° N, 52.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Salt Wash Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: pond; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: C. E. Turner and F. Peterson. 1999. Biostratigraphy of dinosaurs in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of the Western Interior, U.S.A. In D. D. Gillette (ed.), Vertebrate Paleontology in Utah, Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-1:77-114 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49621: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Apatosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 diplodocid