Baena inflata type locality (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as McCook Canyon

Where: Uintah County, Utah (40.0° N, 109.1° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 98.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Uinta Formation, Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• "Horizon A (near top)"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1915. The fossil turtles of the Uinta Formation. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 7(2):101-161 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185690: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 09.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Baenidae
"Baena inflata n. sp." = Baena affinis
"Baena inflata n. sp." = Baena affinis Leidy 1871 turtle
CM 3406 partial carapace and plastron