UMNH VP Loc. 97 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as MNA 1164

Where: Kane County, Utah (37.4° N, 111.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 76.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Smoky Hollow Member (Straight Cliffs Formation), Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: pond; sandy siltstone

• "a freshwater pond or a small lake"
• "an organic rich siltstone that is somewhat sandy at its base"

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: R. L. Nydam, J. G. Eaton, and J. T. Sankey. 2007. New taxa of transversely-toothed lizards (Squamata: Scincomorpha) and new information on the evolutionary history of "teiids". Journal of Paleontology 81(3):538-549 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 75848: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.10.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae
Dicothodon cifellii n. sp. Nydam et al. 2007 squamates
UMNH VP 7371-7374