vicinity of Austin (PROXY) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Travis County, Texas (30.3° N, 97.8° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° N, 64.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Eagle Ford Formation, Cenomanian to Cenomanian (100.5 - 89.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: S. W. Williston. 1903. On the structure of the plesiosaurian skull. Science 17(442):980 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 105655: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 23.02.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Brachauchenius lucasi Williston 1903 plesiosaur
USNM 2361 (skull, first 18 vertebrae, partial forelimb)