Hanksville-Burpee Quarry (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Wayne County, Utah (38.3° N, 110.8° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 57.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; burrowed sandstone

• "a series of sand bars in a braided river system"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2007-2009

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

• discovered earlier, but not formally excavated until 2007 by Burpee Museum

Primary reference: J. R. Foster. 2003. Paleoecological analysis of the vertebrate fauna of the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic), Rocky Mountain region, U.S.A. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 23:1-95 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58514: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.02.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Unionida - Unionidae
Unionidae indet. Rafinesque 1820 freshwater mussel
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
? Barosaurus sp. Marsh 1890 diplodocine
Diplodocus sp. Marsh 1878 diplodocine
Apatosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 diplodocid
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
Camarasaurus sp. Cope 1877 camarasaurid
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
? Brachiosaurus sp. Riggs 1903 brachiosaurid
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 allosaurid
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Stegosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 ornithischian
 Mammalia -
? Mammalia indet. mammal