Rock Springs Uplift (UW V-77009) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Sweetwater County, Wyoming (41.7° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.3° N, 87.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fort Union Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: G. F. Winterfeld. 1982. Mammalian paleontology of the Fort Union Formation (Paleocene), eastern Rock Springs Uplift, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 21(1):73-112 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 14879: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Palaeoryctes sp. Matthew 1913 eutherian
said to be new: form "A"
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Tetraclaenodon ? puercensis Cope 1881 condylarth
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Litomylus dissentaneus Simpson 1935 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea -
Adunator ladae Simpson 1935 elephant shrew
 Acreodi - Oxyclaenidae
"Oxyclaeninae indet." = Oxyclaenidae
"Oxyclaeninae indet." = Oxyclaenidae Scott 1892 eutherian
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Baiotomeus ? douglassi Simpson 1935 multituberculate