Hyracotherium Slide (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as FMNH 1886-33

Where: Garfield County, Colorado (39.7° N, 107.6° W: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 91.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• said to be middle Wasatchian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the FMNH

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 15379: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Cimolesta - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx bisulcatus Cope 1874 tillodont
 Rodentia - Reithroparamyidae
Reithroparamys debequensis3 Wood 1962 rodent
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Meniscotherium tapiacitum Cope 1882 condylarth
"tapiacitis"
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Hyracotherium sp. Owen 1841 odd-toed ungulate
"C"
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Prolimnocyon cf. atavus2 Matthew and Granger 1915 eutherian