Price River II site (Loc. EM 372) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as PR2, PR-2, Price River 2

Where: Carbon County, Utah (39.2° N, 110.1° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 62.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mussentuchit Member (Cedar Mountain Formation), Late/Upper Aptian to Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 109.0 Ma)

• originally described as from top of Ruby Ranch Member, now base of Mussentuchit; dated to Apt/Alb boundary

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; carbonaceous mudstone

• "dark, carbonaceous...mudstones"

Size class: macrofossils

• Ankylosaur forelimb bones; Cedarpelta radii; nodosaurid ulnae, radius, brachiosaurid manus, pez

Collected in 1997

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: A. Coulson, R. Barrick, W. Straight, S. Decherd, and J. Bird. 2004. Description of the new brachiosaurid (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Ruby Ranch Member (Cretaceous: Albian) of the Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3, suppl.):48A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55334: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.10.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
Brachiosauridae indet. Riggs 1904 brachiosaurid
new taxon
Brachiosauridae indet.1 Riggs 1904 brachiosaurid
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Peloroplites cedrimontanus n. gen. n. sp.1 Carpenter et al. 2008 ornithischian
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Ankylosauridae indet.2 Brown 1908 ornithischian
Cedarpelta bilbeyhallorum1 Carpenter et al. 2001 ornithischian
CEUM
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet.1 Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
 Pterosauria -