RTMP BB 55 (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Bonebed 55

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.1° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• approx. 40 m above the contact with the Oldman Formation, middle of Dinosaur Park Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "trough crossed-stratified sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Hirsch in 1985; reposited in the TMP

Primary reference: M. J. Ryan and P. J. Currie. 1996. FIrst report of Protoceratopsidae (Neoceratopsia) from the late Campanian Judith River Group, Alberta, Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(3, suppl.):61A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60173: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 04.05.2006, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Ornithischia - Leptoceratopsidae
Unescoceratops koppelhusae n. gen. n. sp. Ryan et al. 2012 leptoceratopsid
TMP 95.12.6