Quarry 10, Como Bluff (YPM) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as WY-17

Where: Albany County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 106.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 52.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; gray claystone

• poorly drained floodplain
• "gray, smectitic claystone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. H. Reed in 1881; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. H. Ostrom and J. S. McIntosh. 1999. Marsh's Dinosaurs: The Collections from Como Bluff. Yale University Press, New Haven 1-388 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 39368: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Brontosaurus excelsus n. gen. n. sp.
Brontosaurus excelsus n. gen. n. sp. Marsh 1879 diplodocid
YPM 1980