University of Michigan Huerfano Locality (Eocene of the United States)

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, Wasatchian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• "from Huerfano facies in zone of intertonguing between the Huerfano and Farisita formations"

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15882: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

• Lostcabinian?
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus wortmani Osborn 1902 condylarth
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
"Eotitanops minimus" = Eotitanops gregoryi
"Eotitanops minimus" = Eotitanops gregoryi Osborn 1913 brontothere