Aurora Quarry 3 (AMNH) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as Como Bluff

Where: Carbon County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 106.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 52.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F. F. Hubbell in 1879; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: W. Brasley. 1907. A carnivorous dinosaur: a reconstructed skeleton of a huge saurian. Scientific American 97(24):446 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 73998: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.07.2007

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus fragilis Marsh 1877 allosaurid