Conning Tower N1, UCMP loc. V.86065 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-86065

Where: Slope County County, North Dakota (46.4° N, 103.5° W: paleocoordinates 52.5° N, 76.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hell Creek Formation, Lancian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. A. Holroyd and J. H. Hutchison. 2002. Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from the turtle component. Geological Society of America Special Paper 361:177-190 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 137707: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 18.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius thomasi Bryant 1987 bowfin
UCMP 172110
Cyclurus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
UCMP 172119
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
UCMP 172115, 172120
Osteichthyes
 Caudata - Urodela
Urodela indet. Duméril 1805 salamander
UCMP 172109
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
UCMP 172126
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
UCMP 172113–172114, 172124–172125
 Testudines - Compsemydidae
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
UCMP 172112
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydridae indet. turtle
UCMP 172123
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
UCMP 172111
 Saurischia -
Saurischia indet. Seeley 1888 saurischian
UCMP 172117
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
UCMP 172127
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
UCMP 172116
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
UCMP 172122
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere
UCMP 172121