Sand Creek, Carter County (CMNH 7541) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Nanotyrannus type

Where: Carter County, Montana (45.5° N, 104.2° W: paleocoordinates 51.9° N, 77.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hell Creek Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• described as "Lance Formation, Hell Creek Member"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. H. Dunkle in 1942

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1946. A new carnivorous dinosaur from the Lance Formation of Montana. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 106(13):1-19 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 54002: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.09.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
"Gorgosaurus lancensis n. sp." = Nanotyrannus lancensis
"Gorgosaurus lancensis n. sp." = Nanotyrannus lancensis Gilmore 1946 tyrannosaurine
CMNH 7541