P3857 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Lance Formation, Wyoming

Where: Niobrara County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 69.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Lance Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

• "dull-gray silstone"

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: E. Dorf. 1942. Upper Cretaceous floras of the Rocky Mountain region; Flora of the Lance Formation at its type locality, Niobrara County, Wyoming. Contributions to Palaeontology [B. Tiffney/J. Fosdick/J. Fosdick]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34969: authorized by Bruce Tiffney, entered by Julia Fosdick on 21.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Sequoia dakotensis coast redwood
Monocotyledoneae
 Cyperales - Commelinidae
Cyperacites sp. Schimper sedge
 Typhales - Commelinidae
Typha sp. Linnaeus
Dicotyledonae
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
 Scrophulariales - Asteridae
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Lauraceae
 Dipsacales - Caprifoliaceae
 Malvales - Tiliaceae
 Proteales - Platanaceae
 Fagales - Fagaceae
 Violales - Salicaceae