Campbell Canyon, UMNH VP Loc. 77 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Bryce Canyon NP

Where: Utah (37.6° N, 112.1° W: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 83.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wahweap Formation, Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• "approximately Aquilan"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: J. G. Eaton, H. Munk, and M. A. Hardman. 1998. A new vertebrate fossil locality within the Wahweap Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Bryce Canyon National Park and its bearing on the presence of the Kaiparowits Formation on the Paunsaugunt Plateau. In V. L. Santucci & L. McClelland (eds.), National Park Service Geologic Resources Division Technical Report NPS/NRGRD/GRDTR-98/01. National Park Service Paleontological Research Volume 3:36-40 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 61844: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.07.2006, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
cf. Ischyrhiza sp. Leidy 1856 cartilaginous fish
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
cf. Myledaphus sp. Cope 1876 whiptail stingray
 Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae
Squatirhina sp. Casier 1947 wobbegong
Squatirhina americana Estes 1964 wobbegong
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia sp. Linnaeus 1766 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
"Lepisosteus or Atractosteus"
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpetontidae indet.1 Fox and Naylor 1982 tetrapod
 Salientia -
Scotiophryne pustulosa2 Estes 1969 frog
 Caudata - Urodela
Nezpercius dodsoni1 Blob et al. 2001 salamander
Scapherpeton sp.3 Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines - Compsemydidae
Compsemys sp. Leidy 1856 turtle
 Theropoda -
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
? Ankylosauridae indet. Brown 1908 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Squamata - Globauridae
Contogenys sp.3 Estes 1969 lizard
 Squamata - Chamopsiidae
Chamops segnis3 Marsh 1892 lizard
Mammalia
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Pediomyidae indet. metatherian
 Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae
cf. Alphadon sp. Simpson 1927 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Cimolodontidae
Cimolodon sp. Marsh 1889 multituberculate
"smaller than, but morphologically similar to...Cimolodon affinis"