SMP Loc. 419, Alamo Mesa SE (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Bisti/De-na-zin Wilderness

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 80.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by R. Sullivan in 2006

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. M. Sullivan, S. G. Lucas, S. E. Jasinski and D. H. Tanke. 2011. An unusual sacral neural spine osteopathy of a chasmosaurine (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Hunter Wash Member), San Juan Basin, 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 484-488 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138832: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.01.2013, edited by David Nicholson

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Melvius sp. Bryant 1987 bowfin
 Testudines - Baenidae
Denazinemys nodosa1 Gilmore 1916 turtle
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Chasmosaurinae indet. Lambe 1915 ceratopsid
SMP VP-2083; sacrum with pathology
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.2 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
SMP VP-1972, 1973, 1975, 1987, 2012
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian