Purple Valley (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UW V-73020a

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

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

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 15506: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 02.06.1997

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Taxonomic list

• see Bown 1979
Mammalia
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus hewettensis n. sp. Bown and Schankler 1982 elephant shrew
UW V-73020
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Parectypodus lunatus Krause 1982 multituberculate
 Multituberculata -
Neoliotomus ultimus Granger and Simpson 1928 multituberculate