Wolf Creek Canyon (MCZ) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Zephyrosaurus type

Where: Carbon County, Montana (45.5° N, 108.7° W: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 63.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Himes Member (Cloverly Formation), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• "probably belongs to Ostrom's (1970) Unit 7"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, red, silty sandstone

• "a red-brown silty sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Schaff in 1975; reposited in the MCZ

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: H.-D. Sues. 1980. Anatomy and relationships of a new hypsilophodontid dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of North America. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 169(1-3):51-72 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69693: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.03.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Deinonychus antirrhopus Ostrom 1969 coelurosaur
MCZ 8791
 Neornithischia - Thescelosauridae
Zephyrosaurus schaffi n. gen. n. sp.
Zephyrosaurus schaffi n. gen. n. sp. Sues 1980 ornithischian
MCZ 4392