Cactus Park Quarry (BYU Loc. 681) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as CO-55

Where: Mesa County, Colorado (38.9° N, 108.5° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 55.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Jensen

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: J. A. Jensen. 1987. New brachiosaur material from the Late Jurassic of Utah and Colorado. Great Britain Naturalist 47(4):592-608 [M. Carrano/M. Oreska]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70032: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.03.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Apatosaurus sp.1 Marsh 1877 diplodocid
1 adult, 3 juveniles; BYU 681-11940
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
Camarasaurus sp.1 Cope 1877 camarasaurid
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Stegosaurus sp.2 Marsh 1877 ornithischian