Cooper Canyon Formation

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Cooper Canyon Formation
Stratigraphic range: Upper Triassic
Type Geological formation
Unit of Dockum Group
Underlies Redonda Formation
Overlies Trujillo Formation, possibly Camp Springs Formation and Colorado City Formation
Location
Country United States

The Cooper Canyon Formation is a geological formation in Texas.[1]

Vertebrate fauna[edit]

Archosaurs of the Cooper Canyon Formation
Taxa Presence Notes Images

Chindesaurus

Desmatosuchus smalli

Partial skeletons

Postosuchus

Two skeletons

Protoavis

Two partial skeletons

Scutarx

Numerous skeletons

Technosaurus[1]

Dentary and premaxilla.

Typothorax coccinarum

Numerous skeletons

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Triassic, North America)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 518–521. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.