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Betonnie Tstosie Wash (BYU) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as KU-16, Kimbeto Arroyo

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 107.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 79.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Kirtlandian, "a little older than 73 Ma" - member assignment is disputed.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. G. Lucas & BYU in 1977-1979

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. P. Hunt and S. G. Lucas. 1993. Cretaceous vertebrates of New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 2:77-91 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76753: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.11.2007

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