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Redbird (Dolichorhynchops osborni locality) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Niobrara County County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 104.3° W: paleocoordinates 49.4° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sharon Springs Member (Pierre Shale Formation), Early/Lower Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCM

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: K. Carpenter. 1996. A review of short-necked plesiosaurs of the Western Interior, North America. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie, Abhandlungen 201(2):259-287 [M. Carrano/H. Street] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117859: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 28.09.2011

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