Green River (Scudder Collection) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (41.5° N, 109.5° W: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 95.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Green River Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; diatomite and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Scudder

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1921. Eocene Insects from the Rocky Mountains. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 57:233-260 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114058: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 09.08.2011, edited by Alex Aguilar

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Neuroptera -
Callospilopteron ocellatum n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1921 lacewing
USNM 66563
 Odonata - Megapodagrionidae
Eopodagrion scudderi n. gen. n. sp.
Eopodagrion scudderi n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1921 flatwing
USNM 66551 coll Scudder
 Odonata -
Eocalopteryx atavina n. sp. Cockerell 1921 damselfly
USNM 66549
 Odonata - Amphipterygidae
Protamphipteryx basalis n. gen. n. sp.
Protamphipteryx basalis n. gen. n. sp. Cockerell 1921 damselfly
USNM 66550
 Odonata -
Stenogomphus scudderi n. sp. Cockerell 1921 true dragonfly
USNM 66919, 66920