UCMP V79116 Howard's Flat Creek 2 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Garfield County, Montana (47.5° N, 106.4° W: paleocoordinates 54.3° N, 78.9° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Hell Creek Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone

• MUD-CLAYSTONE (from ucmpdb.berkeley.edu)

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: W. G. Joyce and T. R. Lyson. 2017. The shell morphology of the latest Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) trionychid turtle Helopanoplia distincta. PeerJ 5(e4169):1-20 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190698: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 14.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
Helopanoplia distincta Hay 1908 turtle