Viverravus Locality (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UCM 81008

Where: Natrona County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 107.1° W: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 90.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Red Creek Facies Member (Wind River Formation), Lostcabinian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• said to be Lostcabinian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. K. Stucky. 1984. Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 5. Geology and biostratigraphy of the upper part of the Wind River Formation, northeastern Wind River Basin. Annals of Carnegie Museum 53(9):231-294 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 16073: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Jonathan Marcot

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NISP 33, excluding generically indeterminate records and Ageina
Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyopidae indet.1 Osborn and Wortman 1892 primate
Uintasorex cf. parvulus Matthew 1909 primate
Microsyops cf. scottianus Cope 1881 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Loveina zephyri Simpson 1940 tarsier
 Primates - Notharctidae
Notharctus cf. venticolus Osborn 1902 primate
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Knightomys depressus Loomis 1907 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Ischyromyidae indet. Alston 1876 rodent
Paramys copei Loomis 1907 rodent
 Placentalia -
Perissodactyla indet.1 Owen 1848 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Lambdotherium popoagicum Cope 1880 brontothere
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Hyracotherium vasacciense Cope 1872 odd-toed ungulate
 Ferae -
Creodonta indet. Cope 1875 creodont
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Viverravus lutosus Gazin 1952 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Viverravinae indet. Matthew 1909 carnivoran
 Carnivora -
Vulpavus canavus Cope 1881 carnivoran
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Macrocranion nitens Matthew 1918 elephant shrew
 Chiroptera - Natalidae
Ageina tobieni Russell et al. 1973 funnel-eared bat
a bat
Honrovits tsuwape2 Beard et al. 1992 funnel-eared bat
a bat
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus wortmani Osborn 1902 condylarth
Hyopsodus paulus Leidy 1870 condylarth
 Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Bunophorus sinclairi Guthrie 1966 even-toed ungulate
Diacodexis secans3 Cope 1881 even-toed ungulate
"lineage Segment Diacodexis secans-secans"
Diacodexis secans1 Cope 1881 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880 condylarth
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum1
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum1 Simpson 1928 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus cf. childei K├╝hne 1969 multituberculate