YPM 64-59, Edwards Ranch (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Carbon County, Montana (45.2° N, 108.8° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 60.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Little Sheep Mudstone Member (Cloverly Formation), Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• Ostrom's Unit V; 12 ft below Unit VI

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Ostrom in 1964; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50708: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Tetanurae indet. Gauthier 1986 tetanuran
YPM 5285