Dead Rabbit Hill (AMNH-YPM) (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Albany County, Wyoming (41.9° N, 106.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 52.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• 150 feet below Morrison-Cloverly contact

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1968-1970; reposited in the AMNH, YPM

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), sieve,

Primary reference: D. R. Prothero. 1981. New Jurassic mammals from Como Bluff, Wyoming, and the interrelationships of non-tribosphenic Theria. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 167(5):277-326 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39428: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus sp. Agassiz 1838 lungfish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Glyptops plicatulus Cope 1877 turtle
Mammalia
 Docodonta - Docodontidae
Docodon victor Marsh 1880 dodocont