Medicine Rocks Site III: Torrejonian, Montana

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Baiotomeus lamberti Krause 1987
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Montana County:Carter
Coordinates: 45.8° North, 104.4° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:51.5° North, 81.0° West
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Paleocene
Stage:Danian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 1
Key time interval:Torrejonian
Age range of interval:63.30000 - 61.70000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Formation:Fort Union Member:Ekalaka
Local section:Medic Local bed:1
Local order:bottom to top
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
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:14875
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Modifier:P. Mannion Research group:vertebrate
Created:1994-04-30 00:00:00 Last modified:2012-12-21 06:40:49
Access level:the public Released:1994-04-30 00:00:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

2160. D. W. Krause. 1987. Baiotomeus, a New Ptilodontid Multituberculate (Mammalia) from the Middle Paleocene of Western North America . Journal of Paleontology 61(3):595-603 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]

Secondary references:

44082 W. G. Joyce, A. Revan, T. R. Lyson and I. G. Danilov. 2009. Two new plastomenine softshell turtles from the Paleocene of Montana and Wyoming. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 50(2):307-325 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]