East Tex State Locality 36, Gober (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Fannin County, Texas (33.5° N, 96.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Roxton Limestone Member (Gober Formation), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic limestone

• "fragmental glauconitic biomicrite with large fragments (indicative of a high energy environment) within a micritic matrix (typical of a low energy situation)."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1965

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: D.C. Parris and J. Echols. 1992. The Fossil Bird Ichthyornis In The Cretaceous of Texas. The Texas Journal of Science 44(2):201-212 [J. Hunter/J. Rezza/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34757: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithurae -
"Ichthyornis antecessor" = Ichthyornis dispar
"Ichthyornis antecessor" = Ichthyornis dispar Marsh 1872 bird