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4 mi southwest of Kimbetoh (USNM 8629) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Kimbeto, Ah-shi-sle-pah Wash

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 107.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 79.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hunter Wash Member (Kirtland Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• lower part of member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Reeside in 1916; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1935. On the Reptilia of the Kirtland Formation of New Mexico, with descriptions of new species of fossil turtles. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83(2978):159-188 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Holroyd] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 53980: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.09.2005, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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