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Update of Dinosaur Material From Nebraska
YPM VP 057175 (cast) Original catalog number UNSM 93085 [University
of Nebraska State Museum]
Taxon Name..........Theropoda indet
Locality.................Nebraska. Gage. Beatrice, Holmesville.
Stratigraphy..........Cretaceous, Dakota Sandstone
Higher Ranks.........Chordata; Vertebrata; Amniota; Reptilia; Diapsida;
Archosauria; Saurischia; Theropoda indet.
Other Attributes......cast; undetermined
note: this may be the tooth as listed #3 in listing below
To date: Nebraska has produced some dinosaur material
1) UNSM 1200 (6-8-28) distal end of left femur of an iguanodontid or
early hadrosaur from Burt County, near Decatur.
reference: Barbour, E. H. 1931. Evidence of dinosaurs in Nebraska.
Bulletin of University of Nebraska State Museum, 1:187–190.
2) UNSM (6-9-32) partial sacrum from a ?hadrosaur from near ?[Peru,
3) a partial tooth from an ?Albertosaurus from gravel originating from
a quarry in Gage County, near Holmesville
Schneiderman pers. comm. to Ford and Chure, 2001
4) another partial tooth ?tyrannosaur [Dawes or Sioux County,
reference: USNM pers.comm. 1988
5) bone fragments considered dinosaurian [Burt County near Decatur]
reference: Barbour, E. H. pers. comm.
6) Dinosaur tracks [At least 22 tridactyl ornithopod dinosaur tracks,
Caririchnium-like, poorly preserved in various degrees of expression]
early Cretaceous, upper Albian, middle Dakota Formation, southern
Jefferson County, Nebraska
reference: R. M. Joeckel; et.al.2004. "Late Albian Dinosaur Tracks from
the Cratonic (Eastern) Margin of the Western Interior Seaway, Nebraska,
USA" Ichnos, 11:275–284.