Diss Locality (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (53.0° N, 116.8° W: paleocoordinates 60.6° N, 91.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coalspur Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. C. Fox. 1990. The succession of Paleocene mammals in western Canada. Geological Society of America Special Paper 243:51-70 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 14828: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Opisthotriton kayi2 Auffenberg 1961 tetrapod
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Pararyctes sp. Van Valen 1966 eutherian
said to be new
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
Propalaeosinopa sp. Simpson 1927 eutherian
said to be new
 Cimolesta - Pentacodontidae
Aphronorus sp. Simpson 1935 eutherian
said to be new
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Paromomyidae indet.1 Simpson 1940 primate
 Placentalia -
Condylarthra indet. Cope 1881 placental
two forms
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Promioclaenus sp. Trouessart 1904 condylarth
 Placentalia -
Lipotyphla indet. Haeckel 1866 placental
said to be new
 Ferae -
? Creodonta indet. Cope 1875 creodont
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Simpsonictis cf. jaynanneae Rigby 1980 placental
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Colpoclaenus sp. Patterson and McGrew 1962 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Neoplagiaulacidae indet. Ameghino 1890 multituberculate
two forms
Parectypodus sp. Jepsen 1930 multituberculate
said to be new
Mimetodon sp. Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
said to be new
Neoplagiaulax cf. nelsoni Sloan 1987 multituberculate
Neoplagiaulax cf. nanophus Holtzman 1978 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Baiotomeus sp. Krause 1987 multituberculate
said to be new
Ptilodus sp. Cope 1881 multituberculate
said to be new