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Spinops type, Berry Creek (Cretaceous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.4° W: paleocoordinates 58.0° N, 75.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oldman Formation (Belly River Group), Middle Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• possibly Dinosaur Park Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collected by C. H. Sternberg & L. Sternberg in 1916; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. A. Farke, M. J. Ryan, P. M. Barrett, D. H. Tanke, D. R. Braman, M. A. Loewen, and M. R. Graham. 2011. A new centrosaurine from the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada, and the evolution of parietal ornamentation in horned dinosaurs. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56(4):691-702 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123351: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.01.2012

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