Hunter Wash head (USNM), two miles northwest of Ojo Alamo store (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Gilmore locality 60

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 79.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: De-na-zin Member (Kirtland Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• upper part of formation

•"Kirtland shale" (ibid.). The upper part of the Naashoibito Member of the Kirtland Formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Reeside in 1915; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1916. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of San Juan County, New Mexico. 2. Vertebrate faunas of the Ojo Alamo, Kirtland and Fruitland Formations. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 98-Q:279-302 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52874: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Baenidae
"Baena nodosa n. sp." = Denazinemys nodosa
"Baena nodosa n. sp." = Denazinemys nodosa Gilmore 1916 turtle
USNM 8345 (Gilmore, 1916c, figs. 34, 35, pl. 76), an almost complete shell
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
Tyrannosauridae indet. Osborn 1906 tyrannosaurid
USNM 8346