No Water (150'): Wasatchian, Wyoming

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae
Niptomomys doreenae McKenna 1960
Microsyops wilsoni Szalay 1969
    = Arctodontomys wilsoni Szalay 1969
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae
Tetonoides sp. Gazin 1962
    = Omomyidae indet. Gazin 1958
Alroy 2002
Tetonius homunculus (Cope 1882)
    = Tetonius sp. Matthew 1915
Alroy 2002
Teilhardina americana n. sp. Bown 1976
see Bown and Rose 1987: UW V-73022
Mammalia - Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemur praecox Matthew 1915
    = Phenacolemurinae indet. Simpson 1955
Alroy 2002
Phenacolemur simonsi Bown and Rose 1976
Ignacius graybullianus Bown and Rose 1976
Mammalia - Primates - Micromomyidae
Tinimomys graybulliensis Szalay 1974
Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius sp. Simons 1962
"Pelycodus ralstoni/trigonodus"
Mammalia - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845
Mammalia - Pantolestidae
? Palaeosinopa cf. lutreola Matthew 1918
Mammalia - Leptictidae
Prodiacodon tauricinerei (Jepsen 1930)
Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys sp. Wood 1959
Paramys excavatus Loomis 1907
Paramys francesi Wood 1962
    = Acritoparamys francesi Wood 1962
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Rodentia - Paramyidae
Paramyidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918
Franimys sp. Wood 1962
Mammalia - Lipotyphla
? Lipotyphla indet. Haeckel 1866
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hyracotherium angustidens (Cope 1875)
    = Hyracotherium grangeri Gingerich 1989
Gingerich 1991
recombined as Sifrhippus grangeri
Mammalia - Nyctitheriidae
Pontifactor cf. bestiola West 1974
    = Pontifactor sp. West 1974
Bown and Schankler 1982
Plagioctenodon krausae Bown 1979
this may be one of four other taxa see Bown and Schankler 1982
? Plagioctenoides microlestes Bown 1979
Mammalia
Talpavoides dartoni n. sp. Bown and Schankler 1982
Bown and Schankler 1982
Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae
Oxyaena sp. Cope 1874
    = Oxyaenidae indet. Cope 1877
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Viverravidae
Didymictis protenus (Cope 1874)
    = Didymictis sp. Cope 1875
Alroy 2002
may be this and/or D. leptomylus, see Polly 1997
Viverravus acutus Matthew and Granger 1915
Mammalia
Uintacyon massetericus (Cope 1882)
    = Uintacyon rudis Rose 1981
Gingerich 1983
Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae
Uintacyon sp. Leidy 1873
    = Miacidae indet. Cope 1880
Alroy 2002
Miacidae indet. Cope 1880
Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Haplomylus speirianus (Cope 1880)
Apheliscus sp. Cope 1875
    = Apheliscus chydaeus Gingerich 1994
Gingerich 1994
Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Dormaaliidae indet. Quinet 1964
Bown and Schankler 1982
synonym of Amphilemuridae
form "A"
cf. Scenopagus sp. McKenna and Simpson 1959
Mammalia - Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx spatularius Cope 1880
Mammalia - Arctocyonidae
Thryptacodon antiquus Matthew and Granger 1915
Mammalia - Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus sp. Leidy 1870
Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis metsiacus (Cope 1882)
    = Diacodexis sp. Cope 1882
Alroy 2002
could be D. primus, see Krishtalka and Stucky 1985
Mammalia - Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion osbornianus (Cope 1882)
Phenacodus primaevus (Cope 1873)
    = Phenacodus sp. Cope 1873
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys sp. Marsh 1872
    = Apatemyidae indet. Matthew 1909
Alroy 2002
could be A. chardini, Labidolemur kayi, or both; see Gingerich 1982
Mammalia - Hyaenodonta
Prolimnocyon atavus Matthew and Granger 1915
    = Prolimnocyon haematus Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
from 46 - 64 m interval
Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Prototomus sp. Cope 1874
Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
includes "Tritemnodon sp." and probably represents P. phobos
Arfia opisthotoma (Matthew 1901)
    = Arfia zele Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
Gingerich and Deutsch 1989
Mammalia - Hyaenodonta
Didelphodus absarokae (Cope 1881)
Mammalia
Peradectes chesteri (Gazin 1952)
    = Peradectes protinnominatus McKenna 1960
Alroy 2002
Peratherium macgrewi Bown 1979
    = Copedelphys innominata Simpson 1928
Alroy 2002
recombined as Herpetotherium innominatum
Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Parectypodus lunatus Krause 1982
Krause 1982
"P. sp. A" of Van Valen and Sloan 1966; "P. childei" of Sloan 1981
Ectypodus tardus (Jepsen 1940)
Krause 1982
UW V-73022
Mammalia - Multituberculata
Neoliotomus ultimus (Granger and Simpson 1928)
from UW-73022: see Krause 1982
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
Geographic resolution:small collection
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
Local section:ElkCr Local bed:46 m
Local order:bottom to top
Lithology and environment
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Collection methods and comments
Collection size:1057 specimens
Museum repositories:UW
Taxonomic list comments:46 m level
Sandcouleean
Metadata
Also known as:UW V-73022 (Slick Creek Quarry)
Database number:15493
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:

2953. K. D. Rose. 1981. The Clarkforkian Land-Mammal Age and Mammalian Faunal Composition Across the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 26:1-197 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/P. Mannion]

Secondary references:

6294 J. Alroy. 2002. Synonymies and reidentifications of North American fossil mammals. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
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]
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]