USNM Loc. 43416 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as MTC WY-08003

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.5° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 58.3° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Little Sheep Mudstone Member (Cloverly Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• Unit V

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red claystone

• "red claystone"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by M. Carrano in 2008; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: M. P. J. Oreska, M. T. Carrano, and K. M. Dzikiewicz. 2013. Vertebrate paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), I: faunal composition, biogeographic relationships, and sampling. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(2):264-292 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 137593: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia "indet. A" Linnaeus 1758 clam
Osteichthyes
 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 bony fish
Reptilia
 Loricata - Pholidosauridae
cf. Pholidosauridae indet. von Zittel and Eastman 1902 crocodilian