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Red Shirt, Cheyenne River (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as L&W locality 39

Where: Custer County, South Dakota (43.7° N, 102.9° W: paleocoordinates 49.3° N, 70.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pierre Shale Formation, Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. R. Wieland in 1902; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: G. R. Wieland. 1903. Note on the marine turtle Archelon. I. On the structure of the carapace, II. associated fossils. The American Journal of Science, series 4 15(87):211-216 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52084: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 20.07.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano

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