Thunderbottom Gulley, UCMP loc. V-5819 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Thunderbottom Gully, UCMP V.5819

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.1° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 49.5° N, 79.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lance Formation, Lancian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone


Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

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

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 137796: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Macrobaenidae
"Clemmys backmani" = Judithemys backmani
"Clemmys backmani" = Judithemys backmani Russell 1934 turtle
UCMP 54215
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet. Cope 1882 turtle
UCMP 124395