Rock Springs Uplift (UW V-77012) (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 14881: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Acmeodon secans Matthew and Granger 1921 eutherian
Gelastops cf. parcus Simpson 1935 eutherian
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Pronothodectes cf. jepi Gingerich 1975 primate
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Litomylus dissentaneus Simpson 1935 elephant shrew