Mehling Site (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Carter County, Montana (45.8° N, 104.4° W: paleocoordinates 51.5° N, 81.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tongue River Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: D. W. Krause. 1987. Baiotomeus, a New Ptilodontid Multituberculate (Mammalia) from the Middle Paleocene of Western North America . Journal of Paleontology 61(3):595-603 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 14876: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994, edited by Roger Benson

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Baenidae
Palatobaena bairdi1 Gaffney 1972 turtle
PU 16947 (right maxilla)
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Pronothodectes cf. matthewi2 Gidley 1923 primate
 Primates - Picrodontidae
Picrodus silberlingi3 Douglass 1908 primate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Baiotomeus lamberti Krause 1987 multituberculate