Luten's Bonebed UCMP loc. V86075 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-86075

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 137715: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 18.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius thomasi Bryant 1987 bowfin
UCMP 131681, 131707–131708, 172411, 172434
Cyclurus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
UCMP 172410
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
UCMP 172409, 172435, 172450
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
UCMP 172388–172389
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet., "Aspiderites sp." = Aspideretes
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
UCMP 172392–172394, 172416, 172423–172424, 172443
"Aspiderites sp." = Aspideretes Hay 1904 softshell turtle
UCMP 172391, 172413, 177919
 Testudines - Compsemydidae
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
UCMP 172398, 172422, 172441
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet. turtle
UCMP 131703, 172397, 172421, 172445, 177917–177918
Neurankylus sp. Lambe 1902 turtle
UCMP 131705, 132057–132058, 136031, 172444, 177914
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys sp. Hay 1902 turtle
UCMP 172395, 172417
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
Helopanoplia distincta Hay 1908 turtle
UCMP 177916
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydridae indet. turtle
UCMP 172425–172426, 172446
Protochelydra sp. Erickson 1973 turtle
UCMP 172390, 172412
 Testudines -
"Emarginochelys cretacea" = Emarginachelys cretacea
"Emarginochelys cretacea" = Emarginachelys cretacea Whetstone 1978 turtle
UCMP 172420
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
UCMP 172396, 172418, 172442, 177913
 Saurischia -
Saurischia indet. Seeley 1888 saurischian
UCMP 172406–172407, 172414, 172430–172431, 172447
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
UCMP 172429
 Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae
Pachycephalosauridae indet. Sternberg 1945 ornithischian
UCMP 172400
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
UCMP 172415, 172419, 172436–172440; 172403, 172433
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
UCMP 172404, 172432
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
UCMP 172401, 172428, 172448
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Alligatoridae indet. Gray 1844 crocodilian
UCMP 172399
 Squamata -
Palaeosaniwa canadensis Gilmore 1928 lizard
UCMP 172405, 172427
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere
UCMP 172402, 172449