|Museum Researchers:||Principal Investigator Curator Dr. Robert McCord
Adjunct Curator Brian Curtice, Gavin McCullough, Greg Cranwell
|Location:||Southeast of Tucson|
|Age:||Albian, early Cretaceous, 105 million years before present|
|Geological Unit:||Shellenberger Canyon Formation|
|Discoveries Include:||Sauropod, possible nodosaur, crocodile, turtles, clams and petrified wood.|
|Comments:||The only terrestrial community of organisms known from the early Cretaceous of Arizona.|
Publications from Shellenberger Canyon Paleontological Project
|2005||Cretaceous Vertebrates of Arizona.
Robert McCord and David Gillette. Vertebrate Paleontology of Arizona, Robert McCord ed. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 11: 94-103.
|2001||A Preliminary Report of New Fossils from the Schellenberger Canyon Formation (upper Cretaceous) of southern Arizona USA.
Gregory P. Cranwell. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 8:61.
Dr. McCord and researcher Greg Cranwell display a coracoid and fibula of "Shelly," a sauropod dinosaur.
Dr. McCord and Cranwell examine bones from Shelly.