AMNH No. 1, Smallpox Spring (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Brewster County, Texas (29.5° N, 103.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 82.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Aguja Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Sweet, E. M. Schlaikjer in 1939; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: R. A. Maxwell and R. T. Hazzard. 1967. Stratigraphy. In R. A. Maxwell, J. T. Lonsdale, R. T. Hazzard, & J. A. Wilson (eds.), Geology of Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas. The University of Texas Publication 6711:23-156 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189799: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia -
Ornithischia indet.1 Seeley 1888 ornithischian
AMNH 3068, lower jaw
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.2 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
AMNH 3068, radius