AMNH 04-10, Beauvais Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Big Horn County, Montana (45.5° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.7° N, 62.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Himes Member (Cloverly Formation), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• "probably Unit VII" = upper part of member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. Brown in 1904; reposited in the AMNH

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 50716: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Testudinata - Helochelydridae
Naomichelys speciosa n. gen. n. sp.
Naomichelys speciosa n. gen. n. sp. Hay 1908 turtle
AMNH 6136