UCMP V98054 (Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Highway 12 Overlook Micro

Where: Garfield County, Utah (37.8° N, 111.4° W: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 82.4° 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 187713: 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 194200, eighth costal, complete
 Testudines -
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
UCMP 194195, a complete hypoplastron
 Testudines - Baenidae
Neurankylus baueri Gilmore 1916 turtle
UCMP 194201, partial shell including nuchal and the anterolat- eral quarter of the shell and anterior half of plastron
 Testudines - Kinosternidae
"Kinosternidae "new"" = Kinosternoidea
"Kinosternidae "new"" = Kinosternoidea Hay 1892 mud turtle
UCMP 194197, shell fragments, including partial costals and a peripheral