Huerfano XI (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Huerfano VIIIa; UCM locality 78174

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, Lysitean (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• said to be Lysitean

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 15654: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Geoemydidae
Echmatemys ? stevensoniana2 Leidy 1870 turtle
UCM loc. 78174
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops latidens1 Cope 1882 primate
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Lambdotherium popoagicum Cope 1880 brontothere
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus wortmani Osborn 1902 condylarth
OK according to Redline 1997