Huerfano VII (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Apodock Gulch

Where: Huerfano County, Colorado (37.8° N, 105.1° W: paleocoordinates 42.2° N, 89.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• "This locality is probably high in Lower faunal zone."

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Robinson. 1966. Fossil Mammalia of the Huerfano Formation, Eocene, of Colorado. Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 21:1-95 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 15651: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• Lostcabinian?
Mammalia
 Primates - Omomyidae
Loveina zephyri Simpson 1940 tarsier
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Paramys copei Loomis 1907 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
"Eotitanops borealis" = Eotitanops borealis, "Eotitanops brownianus" = Eotitanops borealis2
"Eotitanops borealis" = Eotitanops borealis Cope 1880 brontothere
"Eotitanops brownianus" = Eotitanops borealis2 Cope 1880 brontothere
AMNH 17441
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Viverravus gracilis Marsh 1872 placental
 Acreodi - Hapalodectidae
Hapalodectes cf. leptognathus1 Osborn and Wortman 1892 condylarth
from "Apadock Gulch" in the Huerfano Fm.; "H. sp." of Stucky 1984c from "Apodoch Gulch"; some chance this is from Huerfano VI because "Apodock Gulch" is an inaccurate field term and Apodaca Gulch is within Huerfano VI