Como Bluff (AMNH 222) (Jurassic to of the United States)

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: wet floodplain; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by J. L. Wortman, W. C. Knight in 1897; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: H. F. Osborn. 1904. Fossil wonders of the west. The dinosaurs of the Bone-Cabin Quarry, being the first description of the greatest "find" of extinct animals ever made. Century Magazine 68:680-694 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74000: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.07.2007

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Brontosaurus sp. Marsh 1879 diplodocid
AMNH FR 222
 Avetheropoda - Allosauridae
Allosaurus sp. Marsh 1877 allosaurid
teeth