RTMP Quarry 133, Red Deer River (NMC) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.3° W: paleocoordinates 58.1° N, 75.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• originally described as from the Oldman Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, yellow claystone and white, blue, silty, carbonaceous sandstone

• Bones occurred "in the plane of contact between yellow-gray clay below and bluish-white silty sandstone streaked with lignitic bands above."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: coalified

Collected by I. Vanderloh, D. A. Russell, P. Currie in 1968, 1979; reposited in the NMC

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

• additional collecting in 1979

Primary reference: D. A. Russell. 1969. A new specimen of Stenonychosaurus from the Oldman Formation (Cretaceous) of Alberta. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 6:595-612 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34745: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
"Stenonychosaurus inequalis" = Troodon formosus
"Stenonychosaurus inequalis" = Troodon formosus Leidy 1856 coelurosaur
NMC 12340
 Neornithischia -
Ceratopsia indet. ornithischian
unclassified
  -
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866