Deep Channel Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UCM 78053

Where: Rio Blanco County, Colorado (40.0° N, 107.9° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 91.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: DeBeque Formation, Wasatchian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• said to be late Wasatchian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: A. J. Kihm. 1984. Early Eocene Mammalian Fauna of the Piceance Creek Basin. Northwestern Colorado [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 15231: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• meter level is arbitrary; locality higher than all others in White River section
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis sp. Cope 1875 placental
 Hyaenodonta -
Didelphodus absarokae Cope 1881 eutherian