UCMP V-5549: Wasatchian, Colorado

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae
Cynodontomys alfi McKenna 1960
    = Microsyops angustidens Matthew 1915
Gunnell 1985
Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae
Pelycodus mckennai Gingerich and Simons 1977
    = Cantius mckennai Gingerich and Simons 1977
Gingerich and Simons 1977
"P. ralstoni"
Mammalia - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845
Mammalia - Rodentia
Rodentia indet.
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hyracotherium sp. Owen 1841
    = Equidae indet. Gray 1821
Alroy 2002
Mammalia - Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Haplomylus speirianus (Cope 1880)
Mammalia - Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus sp. Leidy 1870
Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis metsiacus (Cope 1882)
    = Diacodexis primus Krishtalka and Stucky 1985
Krishtalka and Stucky 1985
Mammalia - Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp. Cope 1873
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Colorado County:Moffat
Coordinates: 40.6° North, 108.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:45.4° North, 91.9° West
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Ypresian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 2
Key time interval:Wasatchian
Age range of interval:55.80000 - 50.30000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Lithology and environment
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Collection methods and comments
Collection size:26 specimens
Museum repositories:UCMP
Database number:15870
Authorizer:J. Alroy Enterer:J. Alroy
Research group:vertebrate
Created:1994-07-26 00:00:00 Last modified:2002-06-03 03:27:40
Access level:the public Released:1994-07-26 00:00:00
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

2528. M. C. McKenna. 1960. Fossil Mammalia from the early Wasatchian Four Mile fauna, Eocene of northwest Colorado. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 37(1):1-130 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]

Secondary references:

6294 J. Alroy. 2002. Synonymies and reidentifications of North American fossil mammals. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
1675 P. D. Gingerich and E. L. Simons. 1977. Systematics, phylogeny, and evolution of early Eocene Adapidae (Mammalia, Primates) in North America. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(22):245-279 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
1728 G. F. Gunnell. 1985. Systematics of Early Eocene Microsyopinae (Mammalia, Primates) in the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(2):51-71 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]
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]