Deer's Ears Butte (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Deer Ears

Where: Butte County, South Dakota (45.2° N, 103.5° W: paleocoordinates 51.5° N, 76.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• 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 in 1891; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1915. Osteology of Thescelosaurus, an orthopodous dinosaur from the Lance Formation of Wyoming. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49(2127):591-616 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50084: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Thescelosaurus neglectus Gilmore 1913 ornithischian
USNM 7760