Elk Creek (70 m) (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Y-370; UW V-73016a (Banjo Quarry)

Where: Washakie County, Wyoming (44.0° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 90.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: D. W. Krause. 1982. Multituberculates from the Wasatchian Land-Mammal Age, Early Eocene, of Western North America. Journal of Paleontology 56(2):271-294 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 15501: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994

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Taxonomic list

• Y-370 and UW V-73016a are identical
 Primates - Omomyidae
Teilhardina sp.2 Simpson 1940 tarsier
T. crassidens-americana intergrade; Y-370a
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemur simonsi1 Bown and Rose 1976 primate
 Tribosphenida - Parapternodontidae
Parapternodus antiquus n. sp.3 Bown and Schankler 1982 placental
YPM 370a
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus hewettensis3 Bown and Schankler 1982 elephant shrew
Banjo Quarry
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Parectypodus lunatus Krause 1982 multituberculate
UW V-73016a
Ectypodus tardus Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
UW V-73016a