Tolman Ferry, Red Deer River (AMNH) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Saurolophus type

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.8° N, 113.0° W: paleocoordinates 59.7° N, 84.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Edmonton Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• 500 feet below top of beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

• "ripple-marked sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace, soft parts

Collected by B. Brown & P. Kaisen in 1911; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: H. F. Osborn. 1912. Forty-Third Annual Report of the American Museum of Natural History for the Year 1911. Department of Vertebrate Palaeontology 102-104 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 64430: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 08.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• sandstone preserves "worm tracks and impressions of horsetails or scouring rushes (Equisetum)"
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Saurolophus osborni n. gen. n. sp.1
Saurolophus osborni n. gen. n. sp.1 Brown 1912 hadrosaurine
"Skeleton of a new Duck-billed Dinosaur"
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetum sp.2 Linnaeus