Foster Reservoir (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UW V-80004

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.3° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.1° N, 94.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wapiti Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. G. Eaton. 1982. Paleontology and correlation of Eocene volcanic rocks in the Carter Mountain area, Park County, southeastern Absaroka Range, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 21(2):153-194 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 16224: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• from the basal part of the formation
a full study was in preparation but never was published

Bridger "B" equivalent
Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops sp. Leidy 1872 primate
 Primates - Notharctidae
Notharctus cf. robinsoni2 Gingerich 1979 primate
"may represent" robinsoni
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Acritoparamys wyomingensis1 Wood 1959 rodent
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus cf. tonksi Eaton 1982 condylarth
 Perissodactyla - Equidae