Black Creek Group

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Black Creek Group
Stratigraphic range: Cretaceous
Type Group
Sub-units Tar Heel Formation, Bladen Formation, Donoho Creek Formation
Region  North Carolina
Country  United States

The Black Creek Group is a geologic group in North Carolina. It preserves fossils dating back to the Late Cretaceous period.


  • cf. Deinosuchus rugosus
  • cf. Coelosaurus antiquus
  • cf. Dryptosaurus sp.
  • cf. Lophorhothon atopus
  • Hypsibema crassicauda - "Caudal vertebrae, fragmentary humerus, fragmentary tibia, metatarsal II."[1]
  • Leptoceratopsidae indet.[2]
  • Dromaeosauridae indet.

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  1. ^ "Table 20.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 442.
  2. ^ Longrich, Nicholas R. (2016). "A ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of eastern North America, and implications for dinosaur biogeography". Cretaceous Research. 57: 199–207. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2015.08.004.