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UTEP Loc. 463, Alamo Mesa West (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 79.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fruitland/Kirtland Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. S. Kues, J. W. Froehlich, J. A. Schiebout and S. G. Lucas. 1977. Paleontological survey, resource assessment, and mitigation plan for the Bisti-Star Lake Area, northwestern New Mexico. Report to the Bureau of Land Management, Albuquerque, New Mexico [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56429: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 18.11.2005

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