Carnegie Quarry D(3), Sheep Creek (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Albany County, Wyoming (42.2° N, 105.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 52.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Talking Rocks Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• In the middle of the formation in Zone 4

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Wortman, Reed, Coggeshall, Peterson, Gilmore in 1899–1901; reposited in the CM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. B. Hatcher. 1900. The Carnegie Museum Paleontological Expeditions of 1900. Science 12(306):718-720 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 57897: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 05.01.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocus carnegii n. sp.2 Hatcher 1901 diplodocine
CM 84, 33985
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Stegosaurus sp.1 Marsh 1877 ornithischian