A point near Bear River, 6 miles north of Evanston (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Evanstown

Where: Wyoming (41.4° N, 111.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.5° N, 94.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wasatchian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• 'Wasatch beds'

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. D. Cope & S. Garman in 1872; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. On a new genus of Pleurodira from the Eocene of Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-6 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131859: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 31.07.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Unionida - Unionidae
Unio sp. Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
"two species"
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus cf. glaber gar
"fragments"
Reptilia
  -
Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768 reptile
"scutes"
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Notomorpha garmanii n. sp. Cope 1872 mud turtle
USNM 4103, 4129 (holotype, single individual, partial shell)
Notomorpha gravis n. sp. Cope 1872 mud turtle
lost holotype
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
Trionyx aff. guttatus Leidy 1869 turtle
"fragments"
 Testudines -
Notomorpha testudinea n. gen. n. sp.
Notomorpha testudinea n. gen. n. sp. Cope 1872 turtle
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
dermal scutes
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
? Crocodilus ziphodon Marsh 1871 crocodile
"fragments"
Mammalia
 Ungulata -
Ungulata indet. placental
part of femur
 Placentalia -
Perissodactyla indet. Owen 1848 odd-toed ungulate
end of tibia
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Lophiotherium vasacciensis n. sp. odd-toed ungulate
AMNH 4658