Barrel Springs Arroyo (USNM) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Gilmore locality 67

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.6° N, 85.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Naashoibito Member (Ojo Alamo Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• 11 ft above base of conglomerate of Sinclair & Granger

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Bauer in 1915; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1916. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of San Juan County, New Mexico. 2. Vertebrate faunas of the Ojo Alamo, Kirtland and Fruitland Formations. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 98-Q:279-302 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 62529: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp. de Lacep├Ęde 1803 gar
Reptilia
 Avetheropoda -
? Deinodon sp. Leidy 1856 coelurosaur
teeth
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
teeth
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
teeth, scute