mouth of Tail Creek (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Red Deer River

Where: Alberta, Canada (52.3° N, 113.1° W: paleocoordinates 60.2° N, 83.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scollard Formation (Edmonton Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• "highest level in the Edmonton beds in which dinosaur bones were found, approximately 100 feet below the big coal sea that marks the top of the formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. Brown; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: B. Brown. 1914. Cretaceous Eocene correlation in New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, Alberta. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 25:355-380 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188840: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Trachodon sp. Leidy 1856 hadrosaurid
humerus, vertebra; #3