mouth of Three Hills Creek, Horsethief Canyon (200 ft level) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Threehills Creek, Edmontosaurus type, NMC/GSC, Red Deer River

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.5° N, 112.9° W: paleocoordinates 59.1° N, 77.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Horsethief Member (Horseshoe Canyon Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• below N. 9 coal seam

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. Sternberg in 1912; reposited in the GSC

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

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1917. A new genus and species of crestless hadrosaur from the Edmonton Formation of Alberta. The Ottawa Naturalist 31(7):65-73 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51316: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Edmontosaurus regalis n. gen. n. sp.
Edmontosaurus regalis n. gen. n. sp. Lambe 1917 hadrosaurine
NMC 2288