Vass Quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS D-1034

Where: Hot Springs County, Wyoming (43.7° N, 108.7° W: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 94.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: T. M. Bown. 1982. Geology, Paleontology, and Correlation of Eocene Volcaniclastic Rocks, Southeast Absaroka Range, Hot Springs County, Wyoming. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1201-A:A1-A75 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 16499: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
? Didelphodontinae indet. Simpson 1927 eutherian
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Palaeictops cf. bridgeri Simpson 1959 eutherian
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Uintasorex parvulus Matthew 1909 primate
Microsyops cf. elegans Marsh 1871 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Anaptomorphini indet.1 Cope 1883 tarsier
Aycrossia lovei Bown 1979 tarsier
Strigorhysis bridgerensis n. gen. n. sp. Bown 1979 tarsier
Shoshonius bowni2 Honey 1990 tarsier
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Elwynella oreas n. gen. n. sp.4
Elwynella oreas n. gen. n. sp.4 Rose and Bown 1982 primate
 Primates - Picromomyidae
Alveojunctus minutus Bown 1982 primate
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Knightomys cuspidatus1 Bown 1982 rodent
 Rodentia - Reithroparamyidae
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys sp. Wood 1959 rodent
species "A" and "B"
 Rodentia - Paramyidae
Paramyidae indet.1 Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus cf. paulus Leidy 1870 condylarth
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
cf. Marsholestes sp.1 McKenna 1992 placental
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Orohippus sp. Marsh 1872 horse
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitheriidae indet. Simpson 1928 placental
cf. Nyctitherium sp. Marsh 1872 placental
Nyctitherium serotinum Marsh 1872 placental
cf. Pontifactor sp. West 1974 placental
 Chiroptera -
Microchiroptera indet. Dobson 1875 bat
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacidae indet.1 Cope 1880 carnivoran
Viverravinae indet. Matthew 1909 carnivoran
 Macroscelidea - Adapisoricidae
? Adapisoricidae indet. Schlosser 1887 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus cf. priscus Marsh 1872 elephant shrew
Scenopagus curtidens Matthew 1909 elephant shrew
Scenopagus edenensis McGrew et al. 1959 elephant shrew
cf. Macrocranion sp. Weitzel 1949 elephant shrew
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae3, Herpetotherium knighti1, "Herpetotherium cf. marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium1
"Herpetotheriinae indet." = Herpetotheriidae3 Trouessart 1879 marsupial
Herpetotherium knighti1 McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial
"Herpetotherium cf. marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium1 Troxell 1923 marsupial
 Sarcobora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys cf. bellulus Marsh 1872 insectivoran