FS Quarry, Warm Springs Ranch (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Foot Site

Where: Hot Springs County, Wyoming (43.6° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 53.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Morrison Formation, Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• 2 bone-bearing layers

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; concretionary, calcareous mudstone

• "probable lacustrine" or "para-lacustrine" (i.e. ephemeral lake)
• "a calcareous, nodular mudstone, limestone, or "carbonate mud"."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Naus in 1993-

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. W. Bedell, Jr. and D. L. Trexler. 2005. First articulated manus of Diplodocus carnegii. In K. Carpenter and V. Tidwell (eds.), Thunder-Lizards: The Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington 302-320 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68100: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.01.2007, edited by Philip Mannion

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