Boyne Member 4, Vermilion River Formation (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Manitoba, Canada (52.0° N, 100.7° W: paleocoordinates 56.5° N, 62.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Boyne Member (Vermilion River Formation), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, white, yellow, calcareous shale

• The Boyne Member is a yellowish white or dark gray calcareous shale, which in gross aspect resembles the Smoky Hill chalk Member of the Niobara Formation in Kansas.

Primary reference: D. Bardack. 1968. Fossil vertebrates from the marine Cretaceous of Manitoba. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 5:145-153 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36743: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 12.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae
Gillicus arcuatus Cope 1875
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
Ichthyodectidae indet. Crook 1892
caudal fragment