Comanchean


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Comanchean

(kəˈmæntʃɪən)
adj
(Geological Science) of or relating to the early part of the Cretaceous system and period
n
(Geological Science) the strata and time corresponding to the early Cretaceous
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The units described herein are all correlated approximately to the Aptian/Albian Stages, chronostratigraphic units of the Lower Cretaceous (Comanchean) of Texas.The lithostratigraphy has been described extensively by other authors (Thurmond 1974; Winkler et al.
The two main springs, the Diamond Y Spring and Leon Spring, issue from a deep hole in Comanchean limestone (Brune 1981).
The dinosaur's footprints usually toe slightly inward (slightly negative footprint rotation), as is typical of Comanchean tridactyl footprints attributed to theropods (Farlow 1987).
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