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Aspen (2) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, Wyoming (42.1° N, 110.5° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 69.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aspen Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: adpression, original carbon

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. R. Crabtree. 1987. Angiosperms of the Northern Rocky Mountains: Albian to Campanian (Cretaceous) megafossil floras. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 74:707-747 [B. Tiffney/J. Fosdick/J. Fosdick] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31174: authorized by Bruce Tiffney, entered by Julia Fosdick on 15.04.2003

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