Appendix E: Fossil Specimens in Park Collections


Acc#   Cat#        Description         Locality



121    1304        Mollusc             Absaroka Mt, Cooke City* 

       1330        Mollusc             Absaroka Mt, Cooke City * 

       2317        Trilobite           YNP

       2318        Mollusc             Absaroka Mt, Cooke City*

       2322        Petrified wood

       2323        Leaf                Elk Creek



152    1202        Fossil horse bones  Chalk Cliff
170 7471 Petrified wood 200 2315 Mollusc Gallatin
239 1250 Pelecypod Gravel Peak 1251-57 Pelecypod Cinnabar Mt 1258-63 Pelecypod Swan Lake Valley 1264-65 Pelecypod Fawn Pass 1266-73 Brachiopod (Ellis) SW of 2nd Crossing of Snake 1274 Pelecypod (Ellis) Fawn Creek Pass 1275 Pelecypod Flagstaff Creek 1276 Pelecypod (Ellis) Head of Gardiner River 1277-80 Pelecypod Cinnabar Mt 1281 Pelecypod Swan Lake Valley 1282 Pelecypod Flagstaff Creek, Castle Mt 1283 Pelecypod Flagstaff Creek, Castle Mt 1284 Pelecypod 2nd Crossing Snake River 1285-86 Pelecypod Cinnabar Mt 1287 Pelecypod Swan Lake Valley 1288-89 Pelecypod Cinnabar Mt 1290 Echinoderm East Slope Sheridan Peak 1291 Brachiopod (Ellis) NE Spur Peak W Coulton Creek 1292-93 Pelecypod Fawn Creek 1294-96 Pelecypod (Ellis) Saddle W Gardner River 1297-1302 Pelecypod Gardiner River 2464 Pelecypod Fawn Creek Pass 2465 Pelecypod Foothills S of Glade Creek 2471 Coelenterata Valley bottom upper Gallatin Canyon 11391 Brachiopod Fort Belkamp 11392-93 Brachiopod Gallatin Valley 11394-95 Brachiopod People Creek Canyon, Fort Belkamp 11396 Brachiopod Gallatin Valley 11397-98 Brachiopod Triangle Peak, Fork E Border 11399 Brachiopod Ridge N Gallatin Bridge 11400-01 Brachiopod Teton Creek 11402 Brachiopod Logan 11403-04 Brachiopod South side Gallatin Valley 11405 Brachiopod Logan 11406 Brachiopod East side of Gallatin River 11442 Pelecypod and fish scale Foothills south of Glade Creek** 11443 Inoceramus East Bluff Mission Creek 11444 Inoceramus Foothills S Glade Creek 11445 Baculites Cinnabar Mountain 11446-50 Gastropod Ridge N Gardiner River (Dakota) 11451-56 Gastropod Gallatin Range (Dakota SS) 11457-59 Ostrea N Head Gardiner River 11460-61 Baculites Cinnabar Mountain 11462-64 Pelecypod Corbula South base of Electric Peak*** 11465-66 Gastropod Ridge N Gardiner River (Dakota) 257 2451-55 Inoceramus South face of Mount Everts 277 4063 Dinosaur bone Hill East Gardiner Road***** 313 11359-61 Petrified wood 354 4064 Dinosaur bone N Mt Sepulcher**** 4065 Dinosaur bone N Mt Sepulcher**** 362 3064 Petrified wood Green Lake 390 2477 Dragonfly wing cast Riverside Geyser? 442 10289 Pelecypod Mount Everts 10319 Leaf Crescent Hill 450 3100 Leaf Specimen Ridge 495 8312 Leaf Specimen Ridge 8313 Leaf Specimen Ridge 11380 Petrified wood Gallatin Fossil Forest 626 1910 Limb cast Specimen Ridge Fossil Forest 655 11626 Leaves Mount Everts 663 2501-06 Hickory nut impress Mount Hornaday


* Removed/deaccessioned.

** Now in National Museum of Natural History; collected by Hayden in 1872.

*** Cretaceous fossils in drift in valley holding headwaters of Gardiner River, south base of Electric Peak.

**** Found north of Mount Sepulcher in foothills from light brown soft shale; collected in 1946.

***** West side of round brown mud (Shale) hill east of Old Gardiner Road, just north of Beaver Ponds parking area; collected in 1936.