RTMP Quarry 80, Deadlodge Canyon (Cretaceous to of Canada)

Also known as Sternberg Quarry 105, Scolosaurus type

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.7° N, 111.4° W: paleocoordinates 58.0° N, 76.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Middle Campanian to Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• originally assigned to the Oldman Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; fine-grained sandstone and fine-grained claystone

• originally described as aeolian sands, but probably a channel deposit with the carcass as a float specimen
• "a very fine sand...In some places this sand passes into a fine clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. E. Cutler in 1914; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: B. F. Nopsca. 1928. Palaeontological notes on reptiles. VI. Scolosaurus cutleri, a new dinosaur. Geologica Hungarica, Series Palaeontologica 1(1):54-74 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59015: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 06.03.2006, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Scolosaurus cutleri n. gen. n. sp.
Scolosaurus cutleri n. gen. n. sp. Nopsca 1928 thorn lizard
BMNH R.5161
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus sp. Linnaeus 1753 plane tree