Wonderland North (SDSM V951) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as SD-5

Where: Meade County, South Dakota (44.2° N, 103.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.3° N, 49.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Zone 4

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; brown, gray, green, red, silty claystone

• well drained floodplain
• "dark brown to reddish- and greenish-brown silty claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1993; reposited in the SDSM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. R. Foster. 1996. Fossil vertebrate localities in the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of western South Dakota. In M. Morales (ed.), The Continental Jurassic. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 60:255-263 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57904: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 05.01.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocus sp. Marsh 1878 diplodocine
SDSM 30511, caudal centrum