Lucky lizard locality (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UWBM C1046

Where: Uinta County, Wyoming (41.3° N, 110.6° W: paleocoordinates 46.2° N, 94.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Blacks Fork Member (Bridger Formation), Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• "Blacks Fork Member of Bridger Formation (Bridger B), Green River Basin, late Early Eocene, approximately 48 Ma."

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UWBM

Primary reference: J. L. Conrad. 2015. A new Eocene casquehead lizard (Reptilia, Corytophanidae) from North America. PLoS ONE 10(7):e127900 [P. Barrett/T. Cleary]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185669: authorized by Paul Barrett, entered by Terri Cleary on 08.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Corytophanidae
Babibasiliscus alxi n. gen. n. sp.
Babibasiliscus alxi n. gen. n. sp. Conrad 2015 casque-head lizard
UWBM 89090 (holotype), a nearly complete skull with lower jaws and parts of first two cervical vertebrae