Ceratops type site, Cow Creek: Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian, Montana
collected by J. B. Hatcher 1888

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratops montanus n. gen., n. sp. Marsh 1888
1 individual
nomen dubium belonging to Chasmosaurinae
USNM 2411
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Montana County:Blaine
Coordinates: 47.9° North, 109.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:54.8° North, 75.1° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Late/Upper Cretaceous
Stage:Campanian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 7
Key time interval:Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian
Age range of interval:83.50000 - 70.60000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Montana Formation:Judith River Member:Coal Ridge
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: near top of Judith River beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:medium
Associated major elements:all
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,surface (in situ),mechanical,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:USNM
Collectors:J. B. Hatcher Collection dates:1888
Database number:46123
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2005-01-04 06:32:48 Last modified:2017-07-27 14:45:42
Access level:the public Released:2005-01-04 06:32:48
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

12249.ETE O. C. Marsh. 1888. A new family of horned Dinosauria, from the Cretaceous. The American Journal of Science, series 3 36:477-478 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

48217 J. B. Hatcher. 1896. Some localities for Laramie mammals and horned dinosaurs. The American Naturalist 3(350):112-120 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
12304ETE J. B. Hatcher, O. C. Marsh, and R. S. Lull. 1907. The Ceratopsia. Monographs of the United States Geological Survey 49:1-198 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
14729ETE R. S. Lull. 1906. A new name for the dinosaurian genus Ceratops. The American Journal of Science, series 4 21:144 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
12314ETE R. S. Lull. 1933. A revision of the Ceratopsia or horned dinosaurs. Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 3(3):1-175 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]