Kathy's Dilemma (Paleocene to of the United States)

Also known as UW V-94037

Where: Carbon County, Wyoming (41.8° N, 107.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° N, 86.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Hanna Formation), Torrejonian to Torrejonian (63.3 - 56.8 Ma)

• said to be late Torrejonian to early Tiffanian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: R. Secord. 1998. Paleocene mammalian biostratigraphy of the Carbon Basin, southeastern Wyoming, and age constraints on local phases of tectonism. Rocky Mountain Geology 33(1):119-154 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 14858: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• identity with UW V-80009 based on annotation in T. puercensis record
some of this material is from UW V-94033 (Accidents Will Happen) and UW V-94034
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Acmeodon secans Matthew and Granger 1921 eutherian
 Primates - Paromomyidae
? Paromomys sp. Gidley 1923 primate
said to be new: UW V-94037
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
"Mimotricentes subtrigonus" = Tricentes subtrigonus
"Mimotricentes subtrigonus" = Tricentes subtrigonus Cope 1881 condylarth
 Ungulata - Periptychidae
Periptychus cf. carinidens Cope 1881 condylarth
UW V-80009; apparently the record shown for UW V-94025 in Secord's fig. 7
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Tetraclaenodon puercensis Cope 1881 condylarth
UW V-94037
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus mediaevus Cope 1881 multituberculate