Fort Crittenden Formation Paleontological Project
The fauna of the Fort Crittenden Formation.
||Principal Investigator Curator Dr.
||Campanian, late Cretaceous, 75 million
years before present
||Fort Crittenden Formation
||Tyrannosaurs, titanosaurs, hadrosaurs,
ceratopsians, crocodiles, a lizard, several types of turtles,
garfish, bowfin, clams, snails, and petrified wood.
||A wonderful glimpse of an ancient
community in Arizona. Fossils from this site allow comparison to how
southern Arizona was similar to and different from other sites in
North America at this time.
Publications from Fort Crittenden Paleontological Project
||Cretaceous Vertebrates of Arizona.
Robert McCord and David Gillette. Vertebrate Paleontology of
Arizona, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 11: 94-103.
||Investigating the correlation of
stratigraphy and fossil taxa in the Fort Crittenden fauna using GIS.
Erin Schirtzinger. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 8:74.
||Ongoing research in the late Cretaceous
Fort CrittendenFormation, southeastern Arizona: the non-dinosaurian
Robert McCord, Gavin McCullough, B.J. Tegowski, John Paul Hodnett
and Robert Scarborough. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 8: 65-71.
||Fossil mollusks from the late
Cretaceous Fort Crittenden Formation, Adobe Canyon, Arizona.
Robert McCord and Laura Markiewicz. Proceedings of the Fossils of
Arizona Symposium. 4:111-114.
Writing field notes and recording location data.