SMU locality 263, nodosaur postcrania (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Tarrant County, Texas (32.7° N, 97.3° W: paleocoordinates 30.1° N, 59.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Paw Paw Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• from just above the base of the upper part of the formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; brown, yellow claystone

• lithology description applies to the entire formation
• brown to yellow fossiliferous clay

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Y. -N. Lee. 1996. A new nodosaurid ankylosaur (Dinosauria: Ornithschia) from the Paw Paw Formation (late Albian) of Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(2):232-245 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35352: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 03.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Nodosauridae indet. Marsh 1890 ornithischian