Verdigris Coulee (UA new collection): Late Santonian, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Alphadontidae
Albertatherium primus Fox 1971
Albertatherium secundus n. sp. Johanson 1995
1 specimen
UALVP 29534
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Alberta
Coordinates: 49.1° North, 111.8° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:54.4° North, 73.7° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period: Cretaceous Epoch: Late Cretaceous
Stage: Santonian 10 m.y. bin: Cretaceous 6
Key time interval: Late Santonian
Age range of interval: 86.3 - 83.6 m.y. ago
Formation:Milk River Member:Deadhorse Coulee
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: upper part of formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some genera
Collection methods:bulk,sieve,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:108197
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2011-04-25 17:39:03 Last modified:2015-08-13 10:06:34
Access level:the public Released:2011-04-25 17:39:03
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

2034. Z. Johanson. 1995. New Information Concerning the Late Cretaceous Marsupial Albertatherium Fox, 1971. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(4):595-602 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]