REGURGITATE MATERIAL

BENNETT, 2001

Pteranodon longiceps

Locality: Kansas.

Horizon: Niobrara Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Coniacian Stage, Lower Senonian Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

AMNH 5098: Fragmentary skull with possible regurgiated bolus of partially digested fish remains found between the mandibular rami (Bennett, 2001)

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HOLDEN, 2002

Locality: England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age:

Material:

Number: Not given: A collection of belemnites that may have been regurgitated?
Note : From an Ichthyosaur ?

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RINEHART, LUCAS, HECKERT, SPIELMANN & CELESKEY, 2009

Locality: Ghost Ranch Quarry or the Whitaker Quarry, SE 1/4, SE. 1/4, SW 1/4, Section 1, Township 24 North, Range 4 East, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Horizon: Rock Point Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Apachean, Late Norian Stage, Upper Late Triassic Epoch, Late Late Triassic.

Material:

NMMNH P-44552: Nearly complete postcranial skeleton.
Note: Probable regurgitalite fills part of the oral cavity as well as covering the posterior part of the skull which consists of many bone fragments, including an incomplete premaxilla with one tooth, and a maxilla or a jaw fragment with two teeth, of a small Coelophysis (i.e. cannibalism).
Note: Has a coprolite (hand and wrists bones and bone fragments of a juvenile Coelophysis).

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Bennett, S. C., 2001, The Osteology and functional morphology of the Late Cretaceous pterosaur Pteranodon: Palaeontographica, Abt. A., v. 260, Lfg. 1-6, p. 1-112.

Holden, C., 2002, Fossil vomit: Science, v. 295, p. 1459.

Rinehart, L. F., Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., Spielmann, J. A., and Celesky, M. D., 2009, The paleobiology of Coelophysis bauri (Cope) from the Upper Triassic (Apachean) Whitaker quarry, New Mexico, with detailed analysis of a single quarry block: New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, a division of the Department of Cultural Affaris, Bulletin, 45, 260pp.