UCMP V95083 (Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Fossil Gulch Lower Ss

Where: Kane County, Utah (37.3° N, 112.4° W: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 83.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Kaiparowits Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: J. H. Hutchison, M. J. Knell, and D. Brinkman. 2013. Turtles from the Kaiparowits Formation, Utah. In A.L. Titus and M.A. Loewen (eds.), At the Top of the Grand Staircase: The Late Cretaceous of Southern Utah 295-318 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187702: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 07.08.2017, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae "indet. B" Gray 1825 softshell turtle
UCMP 194120, eighth costal
 Testudines - Baenidae
Denazinemys nodosa Gilmore 1916 turtle
UCMP 194125, a nearly complete first costal and a partial nuchal including the nuchal scale
Neurankylus baueri Gilmore 1916 turtle
UCMP 194122, first peripheral of very large size
 Testudines - Kinosternidae
"Kinosternidae "new"" = Kinosternoidea
"Kinosternidae "new"" = Kinosternoidea Hay 1892 mud turtle
UCMP 194123, a complete but eroded hypoplastron
 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys nobilis Hay 1911 turtle
UCMP 194114, a fragment from the inguinal notch of a very large specimen
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
UCMP 194119, four shell fragments including part of the anterior lobe of the plastron