Castle Gate No. 1 mine tracksite (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Castlegate

Where: Carbon County, Utah (39.7° N, 110.9° W: paleocoordinates 47.4° N, 80.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Castlegate Formation (Mesaverde Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone and coal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by Ballard, Watts

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. Peterson. 1924. Dinosaur tracks in the roofs of coal mines: a strange phenomenon noted in Utah and Colorado. Natural History 24(3):388-391 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 71436: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.04.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.2 dinosaur
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Tyrannosauropus petersoni n. gen. n. sp.1
Tyrannosauropus petersoni n. gen. n. sp.1 Haubold 1971 hadrosaurid
ID from W. D. Matthew