Denver's Blowout, SMP Loc. 281 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Ah-shi-sle-pah Wash

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 107.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 79.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hunter Wash Member (Kirtland Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, yellow, sandy mudstone

• "light-to-medium gray and tan sandy mudstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. C. Boere in 2002, 2008; reposited in the NMMNH

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. M. Sullivan and D. W. Fowler. 2011. Navajodactylus boerei, n. gen., n. sp. (Pterosauria, ? Azhdarchidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (upper Campanian) of New Mexico. In R. M. Sullivan, S. G. Lucas and J. A. Spielmann (eds.), Fossil Record 3. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 393-404 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138830: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.01.2013, edited by David Nicholson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius chauliodous3 Hall and Wolberg 1989 bowfin
SMP VP-1485
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet.1 Batsch 1788 turtle
SMP VP-1471, SMP VP-1484, SMP VP-1530, SMP VP-1531
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.1, "Aspideretoides robustus" = Trionyx robustus1, "Aspideretoides cf. robustus" = Trionyx robustus1
Trionychidae indet.1 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
SMP VP-2154, SMP VP-2156
"Aspideretoides robustus" = Trionyx robustus1 Gilmore 1919 softshell turtle
SMP VP-1856 carapace fragments
"Aspideretoides cf. robustus" = Trionyx robustus1 Gilmore 1919 softshell turtle
SMP VP-1525 costal & other fragments
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet.1 turtle
SMP VP-1470, SMP VP-1791
? Baenidae indet.1 turtle
SMP VP-2358
Denazinemys nodosa1 Gilmore 1916 turtle
SMP VP-1480, SMP VP-1524,
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys cf. gaffneyi1 Sullivan et al. 2012 turtle
SMP VP-1522 carapace fragments, SMP VP-1527 carapace fragments, SMP VP-1566 carapace fragments, SMP VP-1652 carapace fragment, SMP VP-1653 carapace/plastron fragments, SMP VP-2153 carapace fragment, SMP VP-2359 carapace fragment
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp.1 Cope 1868 turtle
SMP VP-1482, SMP VP-1523
? Adocus sp.1 Cope 1868 turtle
SMP VP-1444
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.2 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
SMP VP-1441, 1472, 1487, 1855, 1941, 2152, 3342
 Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae
Navajodactylus boerei n. gen. n. sp.
Navajodactylus boerei n. gen. n. sp. Sullivan and Fowler 2011 pterosaur
SMP VP-1445; orig. ID as theropod