Howe-Scott Quarry (Jurassic of the United States)

Also known as Sauriermuseum

Where: Big Horn County, Wyoming (44.7° N, 107.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 52.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Morrison Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• Stratigraphically, it lies just slightly above the Howe-Stephens Quarry, 30 m above the J-5, and 30 m below the K-1 unconformities

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; fine-grained sandstone

• poorly drained floodplain environment
• "fine-grained fluvial sandstone exhibiting cross-bedding in some layers"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sauriermuseum Aathal in 1995, 2000, 2002–2003

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical

Primary reference: E. Tschopp and O. Mateus. 2017. Osteology of Galeamopus pabsti sp. nov. (Sauropoda: Diplodocidae), with implications for neurocentral closure timing, and the cervico-dorsal transition in diplodocids. PeerJ 5:e3179:1-126 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185607: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 03.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocidae indet. Marsh 1884 diplodocid
five partial diplodocid specimens (mostly appendicular material)
Galeamopus pabsti n. sp. Tschopp and Mateus 2017 diplodocine
SMA 0011 - type (nicknamed ‘‘MaX’’)
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
Brachiosauridae indet. Riggs 1904 brachiosaurid
a possible brachiosaur hindlimb
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
Teeth
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Hesperosaurus sp. Carpenter et al. 2001 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Othnielosaurus sp. Galton 2007 ornithischian
unclassified
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Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
carbonized wood