Conglomerate Creek: Chadronian, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Siluridae
Amiurus maconnellii n. sp. Cope 1891
Amiurus cancellatus n. sp. Cope 1891
Rhineastes rhaeas n. sp. Cope 1891
Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia whiteavesiana n. sp. Cope 1891
nomen dubium belonging to Amiinae
Amia macrospondyla n. sp. Cope 1891
nomen dubium belonging to Amiinae
Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx leucopotamicus n. sp. Cope 1891
NMC 6232 - type
Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
Stylemys nebrascensis Leidy 1851
Reptilia - Squamata
Peltosaurus sp. Cope 1872
Gilmore 1928 3 specimens
CGS 6234, osteoscute 6235, portion of a dentary; 1230, partial maxilla
Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Palaeolagus turgidus Cope 1873
recombined as Megalagus turgidus
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Menodus selwynianus Cope 1889
recombined as Brontops selwynianus
Menodus syceras Cope 1889
recombined as Megacerops syceras
Menodus angustigenis Cope 1886
synonym of Megacerops
Menodus proutii (Leidy 1850)
recombined as Titanotherium proutii
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
Chalicotherium bilobatum Cope 1889
recombined as Schizotherium bilobatum
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Caenopus pumilus Cope 1886
synonym of Subhyracodon mitis
Caenopus occidentalis (Leidy 1850)
recombined as Subhyracodon occidentalis
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Anchitherium estonii
Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Daphoenictis tedfordi Hunt 1974
Hunt 1974
Mammalia - Hyaenodonta
Hemipsalodon grandis Cope 1885
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae
Elotherium arctatum Osborn 1891
synonym of Archaeotherium coarctatum
Menodus americanus (Leidy 1852)
synonym of Archaeotherium mortoni
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
Oreodontidae indet. Leidy 1869
synonym of Merycoidodontidae
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Leptomerycidae
Leptomeryx semicinctus Cope 1889
Hypertragulus transversus Cope 1889
synonym of Leptomeryx semicinctus
Leptomeryx esulcatus Cope 1889
Leptomeryx mammifer Cope 1885
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49.6° North, 109.9° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:51.3° North, 100.5° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Priabonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 3
Key time interval:Chadronian
Age range of interval:37.20000 - 33.90000 m.y. ago
Formation:Cypress HIlls
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some genera
Collection methods:survey of museum collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:NMC
Collection method comments: NMC collection
Taxonomic list comments:originally figured by Russell 1972
Also known as:Cypress Hills
Database number:101961
Authorizer:J. Alroy, P. Barrett, M. Uhen Enterer:J. Alroy, T. Cleary, M. Uhen
Modifier:M. Uhen Research group:vertebrate
Created:2011-01-05 19:48:04 Last modified:2015-06-12 14:59:07
Access level:the public Released:2011-01-05 19:48:04
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

55503. E. D. Cope. 1891. On vertebrata from the Tertiary and Cretaceous rocks of the North West Territory: The species from the Oligocene or Lower Miocene beds of the Cypress Hills. Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3:1-25 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/J. Marcot]

Secondary references:

14538 C. W. Gilmore. 1928. Fossil lizards of North America. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 22(3):1-201 [J. Head/J. Head/M. Carrano]
1967 R. M. Hunt, Jr. 1974. Daphoenictis, a cat-like carnivore (Mammalia, Amphicyonidae) from the Oligocene of North America. Journal of Paleontology 48(5):1030-1047 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]