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SMU locality 331 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Erath County, Texas (32.2° N, 98.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.0° N, 56.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Glen Rose Formation, Early/Lower Albian (112.6 - 109.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; argillaceous, silty limestone

• "periodic storm wave action... shallow, near-shore, protected, brackish waters"
• "ledge-forming, bedded limestones... silt and carbonate mud lenses predominate... Hummocky bedding"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. V. Rogers, II. 2003. Pachycheilosuchus trinquei, a new procoelous crocodyliform from the Lower Cretaceous (Albian) Glen Rose Formation of Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(1):128-145 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Tennant] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31172: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.04.2003, edited by Matthew Carrano, Philip Mannion and Patricia Holroyd

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