Cut Butte, UCMP loc. V.86099 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-86099

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: fluvial; sandstone

• channel sandstone

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 137724: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 18.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius sp. Bryant 1987 bowfin
UCMP 177850
Cyclurus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
UCMP 177851
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
UCMP 177852
Osteichthyes
 Caudata -
Caudata indet. Scopoli 1777 salamander
UCMP 177853
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
UCMP 177861
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
UCMP 172371, 172479–172481, 177865–177867
 Testudines -
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
UCMP 177855
 Testudines - Baenidae
Neurankylus sp. Lambe 1902 turtle
UCMP 177864
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys sp. Hay 1902 turtle
UCMP 172373, 177854
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
UCMP 177856
 Testudines - Panchelydridae
Chelydridae indet. turtle
UCMP 177857–177860, 177862–177863
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
UCMP 172375, 177868–177869, 177875
 Pterosauria -
Pterosauria indet. Kaup 1834 pterosaur
UCMP 172482
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
UCMP 172372
Brachychampsa montana Gilmore 1911 crocodilian
UCMP 177871
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere
UCMP 172374, 177870