No Water (110'): Wasatchian, Wyoming

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae
Niptomomys doreenae McKenna 1960
at UW V-73037: Rose et al. 1993 DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Microsyops wilsoni Szalay 1969
    = Arctodontomys wilsoni Szalay 1969
Alroy 2002
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Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae
Tetonius homunculus (Cope 1882)
    = Tetonius sp. Matthew 1915
Alroy 2002
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Tetonoides tenuiculus (Jepsen 1930)
    = Teilhardina sp. Simpson 1940
Alroy 2002
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Teilhardina americana Bown 1976
see Bown and Rose 1987: UW V-73034, 73037 DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Mammalia - Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemur praecox Matthew 1915
    = Phenacolemurinae indet. Simpson 1955
Alroy 2002
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Phenacolemur simonsi Bown and Rose 1976
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Ignacius graybullianus Bown and Rose 1976
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Mammalia - Primates - Micromomyidae
Tinimomys graybulliensis Szalay 1974
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Chalicomomys antelucanus Beard and Houde 1989
Beard and Houde 1989
    = Micromomys antelucanus Beard and Houde 1989
Alroy 2002
original and current combination Chalicomomys antelucanus
Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae
Pelycodus ralstoni Matthew 1915
    = Cantius ralstoni Matthew 1915
Alroy 2002
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Mammalia - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845
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Mammalia - Palaeoryctidae
Palaeoryctes sp. Matthew 1913
Bown and Schankler 1982
Supersite Quarry
Mammalia - Pantolestidae
Palaeosinopa cf. lutreola Matthew 1918
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Mammalia - Leptictidae
Prodiacodon tauricinerei (Jepsen 1930)
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Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Paramys excavatus Loomis 1907
not absolutely certain this is at the 34 m level, but it is found above and below and is the dominant rodent in the assemblage, and only two of the numerous rodent specimens at this level are "Reithroparamys" nr. atwateri DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Reithroparamys atwateri (Loomis 1907)
    = Acritoparamys atwateri Loomis 1907
Alroy 2002
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Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hyracotherium cf. angustidens (Cope 1875)
Gingerich 1991
    = Hyracotherium grangeri Gingerich 1989
Alroy 2002
recombined as Sifrhippus grangeri
Mammalia - Nyctitheriidae
Plagioctenodon krausae Bown 1979
Bown and Schankler 1982
sensu stricto
Plagioctenoides microlestes Bown 1979
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Mammalia - Viverravidae
Didymictis protenus (Cope 1874)
    = Didymictis sp. Cope 1875
Alroy 2002
may be this and/or D. leptomylus, see Polly 1997 DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Viverravus politus Matthew and Granger 1915
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Viverravus cf. acutus Matthew and Granger 1915
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Mammalia
Uintacyon massetericus (Cope 1882)
Gingerich 1983
    = Uintacyon rudis Rose 1981
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae
Oodectes cf. herpestoides Wortman 1901
Gingerich 1983
    = Miacis sp. Cope 1872
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Adapisoricidae
Adapisoricidae indet. Schlosser 1887
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Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Haplomylus speirianus (Cope 1880)
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Apheliscus cf. insidiosus (Cope 1874)
Gingerich 1994
    = Apheliscus chydaeus Gingerich 1994
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
cf. Scenopagus sp. McKenna and Simpson 1959
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Macrocranion nitens (Matthew 1918)
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Mammalia - Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx bisulcatus Cope 1874
Kihm 1984
    = Esthonyx spatularius Cope 1880
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Trogontia
Esthonyx grangeri Simpson 1937
recombined as Azygonyx grangeri
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Mammalia - Arctocyonidae
Thryptacodon cf. antiquus Matthew and Granger 1915
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Mammalia - Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus sp. Leidy 1870
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Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis metsiacus (Cope 1882)
Krishtalka and Stucky 1985
    = Diacodexis primus Krishtalka and Stucky 1985
Alroy 2002
from UW 73034 and 73037
Mammalia - Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion cf. osbornianus (Cope 1882)
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Phenacodus brachypternus Cope 1882
(3 measurements)
    = Copecion brachypternus Cope 1882
Alroy 2002
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Phenacodus primaevus (Cope 1873)
    = Phenacodus sp. Cope 1873
Alroy 2002
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Phenacodus vortmani (Cope 1880)
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Mammalia - Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys sp. Marsh 1872
    = Apatemyidae indet. Matthew 1909
Alroy 2002
could be A. chardini, Labidolemur kayi, or both; see Gingerich 1982 DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Pachyaena cf. gracilis Matthew and Granger 1915
mentioned as "Pachyaena" by O'Leary and Rose 1995b DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Prototomus sp. Cope 1874
Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
includes "Tritemnodon sp." and probably represents P. phobos
Prolimnocyon atavus Matthew and Granger 1915
Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
    = Prototomus sp. Cope 1874
Alroy 2002
probably Prototomus martis or P. deimos
Arfia opisthotoma (Matthew 1901)
Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
    = Arfia zele Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Hyaenodonta
Didelphodus absarokae (Cope 1881)
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Mammalia
Peradectes chesteri (Gazin 1952)
    = Peradectes protinnominatus McKenna 1960
Alroy 2002
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Peratherium macgrewi n. sp. Bown 1979
    = Copedelphys innominata Simpson 1928
Alroy 2002
recombined as Herpetotherium innominatum
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Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Parectypodus lunatus Krause 1982
Krause 1982
"P. sp. A" of Van Valen & Sloan 1966; "P. childei" of Sloan 1981
Ectypodus tardus (Jepsen 1940)
Krause 1982
UW V-73037
Oxyaenidae
Palaeonictis cf. occidentalis Osborn 1892
Gunnell and Gingerich 1991
    = Palaeonictis occidentalis Osborn 1892
Alroy 2002
Oxyaena cf. transiens Matthew and Granger 1915
Gunnell and Gingerich 1991
    = Dipsalidictis transiens Matthew and Granger 1915
Alroy 2002
see common names

Geography
Country:United States State/province:Wyoming County:Washakie
Coordinates: 44.0° North, 108.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:48.7° North, 90.9° West
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Time
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Ypresian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 2
*Period:Tertiary
Key time interval:Wasatchian
Age range of interval:55.80000 - 50.30000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Stratigraphy
Formation:Willwood Member:Sand Creek Facies
Local section:ElkCr Local bed:34 m
Local order:bottom to top
Lithology and environment
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Collection methods and comments
Museum repositories:USGS
Taxonomic list comments:includes almost all of the taxa described by Bown
33.5 or 34 m level
Talpavoides dartoni may be present: Bown and Schankler 1982
Sandcouleean
Metadata
Also known as:UW V-73033, 73034 (Two Head Hill Quarry), 73037 (Supersite Quarry; USGS D-3711), 73077
DUPLICATE REF 1112 or 1113
Database number:15491
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2002-05-15 00:00:00 Last modified:2002-06-03 03:27:40
Access level:the public Released:2002-05-15 00:00:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

1112. T. M. Bown. 1979. New Omomyid Primates (Haplorhini, Tarsiiformes) from Middle Eocene Rocks of West-Central Hot Springs County, Wyoming. Folia Primatologica 31 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]

Secondary references:

6294 J. Alroy. 2002. Synonymies and reidentifications of North American fossil mammals. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
1042 K. C. Beard and P. Houde. 1989. An unusual assemblage of diminutive plesiadapiforms (Mammalia, ?Primates) from the early Eocene of the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):388-399 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/K. Beard]
1125 T. M. Bown and D. Schankler. 1982. A review of the Proteutheria and Insectivora of the Willwood Formation (Lower Eocene), Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1523:1-79 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]
1650 P. D. Gingerich. 1983. Paleocene-Eocene faunal zones and a preliminary analysis of Laramide structural deformation in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Wyoming Geological Association Guidebook 34:185-195 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
1660 P. D. Gingerich. 1991. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Perissodactyla (Mammalia) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 28(8):181-213 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/P. Mannion]
1662 P. D. Gingerich. 1994. New species of Apheliscus, Haplomylus, and Hyopsodus (Mammalia, Condylarthra) from the late Paleocene of southern Montana and early Eocene of northwestern Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 29(6):119-134 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/K. Beard]
1666 P. D. Gingerich and H. A. Deutsch. 1989. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Hyaenodontidae (Mammalia, Creodonta) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(13):327-391 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]
1745 G. F. Gunnell and P. D. Gingerich. 1991. Systematics and Evolution of Late Paleocene and Early Eocene Oxyaenidae (Mammalia, Creodonta) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 28(7):141-180 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]
2078 A. J. Kihm. 1984. Early Eocene Mammalian Fauna of the Piceance Creek Basin. Northwestern Colorado [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
2158 D. W. Krause. 1982. Multituberculates from the Wasatchian Land-Mammal Age, Early Eocene, of Western North America. Journal of Paleontology 56(2):271-294 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]
2183 L. Krishtalka and R. K. Stucky. 1985. Revision of the Eocene Wind River Faunas, Early Eocene of Central Wyoming. Part 7. Revision of Diacodexis (Mammalian, Artiodactyla). Annals of Carnegie Museum 54(14):413-486 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]