Bear Creek Lobsters (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: McCone County, Montana (47.9° N, 106.3° W: paleocoordinates 54.1° N, 71.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Bearpaw Shale Formation (Montana Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, bentonitic, concretionary, gray, muddy, silty mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, concretion, replaced with pyrite

Primary reference: L. M. Lambe. 1915. Report of the vertebrate palaeontologist. Summary report of the Geological Survey Department of Mines for the Calendar Year 1914 1503:116-121 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187419: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.07.2017

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