USNM Loc. 43422 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as MTC WY-08009B

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.4° N, 109.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 64.0° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Himes Member (Cloverly Formation), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• possibly Unit VII

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; hematitic, gray, blue claystone

• "blue-gray blocky claystone"

Size class: mesofossils

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

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), sieve,

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 137602: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.12.2012, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 bony fish
Actinopteri
 Holostei -
Reptilia
 Testudines -
? Glyptops pervicax Hay 1908 turtle
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. Owen 1842 dinosaur
eggshell
 Saurischia -
? Titanosauriformes indet. Salgado et al. 1997 sauropod
 Ornithischia -
Ornithischia indet. Seeley 1888 ornithischian
 Loricata -
Mesoeucrocodylia indet. Whetstone and Whybrow 1983 crocodilian
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian