Cedar Mountain (UW V-82010) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Hot Springs/Washakie County, Wyoming (43.9° N, 108.3° W: paleocoordinates 50.6° N, 84.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Polecat Bench Formation, Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. E. Hartman. 1986. Paleontology and biostratigraphy of lower part of Polecat Bench Formation, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 24(1):11-63 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14805: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• some herps may be from other localities described by Hartman, but the "majority" of them are from here
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia sp. Linnaeus 1766 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
"Atractosteus occidentalis" = Lepisosteus occidentalis
"Atractosteus occidentalis" = Lepisosteus occidentalis Leidy 1856 gar
 Caudata - Urodela
Habrosaurus dilatus Gilmore 1928 siren
Scapherpeton tectum Cope 1876 salamander
 Testudinata -
 Testudines - Compsemydidae
Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
 Testudines - Baenidae
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylidae indet. Cuvier 1807 crocodile
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Allognathosuchus sp. Mook 1921 crocodilian
 Squamata -
Squamata indet. Oppel 1811 lizard
 Squamata - Anguidae
Anguidae indet. Gray 1825 lizard
Odaxosaurus piger Gilmore 1928 lizard
cf. Machaerosaurus sp. Gilmore 1928 lizard
 Squamata - Iguanidae
cf. Swainiguanoides sp. Sullivan 1982 lizard
 Choristodera -
Champsosaurus sp. Cope 1876 choristodere
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Arctocyonidae indet. Murray 1866 condylarth
 Acreodi - Triisodontidae
"Triisodontinae indet." = Triisodontidae
"Triisodontinae indet." = Triisodontidae Scott 1892 eutherian
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes sp. Matthew and Granger 1921 metatherian
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mesodma sp. Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
 Juglandales - Hamamelidae
"Carya" antiquorum Newberry 1868 hickory
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae
 Cornales - Cornaceae