Cedar Mountain (UW V-82040) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Hot Springs/Washakie County, Wyoming (43.9° N, 108.3° W: paleocoordinates 50.3° N, 86.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Polecat Bench Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. E. Hartman. 1986. Paleontology and biostratigraphy of lower part of Polecat Bench Formation, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 24(1):11-63 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14904: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
Bessoecetor septentrionalis2 Russell 1929 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Pentacodontidae
Coriphagus montanus Douglass 1908 eutherian
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Prodiacodon sp. Matthew 1929 eutherian
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Paromomys maturus Gidley 1923 primate
Paromomys cf. depressidens Gidley 1923 primate
 Primates - Palaechthonidae
Palaechthonidae indet.1 Szalay 1969 primate
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Bryanictis microlestes1 Simpson 1935 placental
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Haplaletes disceptatrix Simpson 1935 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Thryptacodon orthogonius2 Russell 1929 condylarth
 Sarcobora - Mixodectidae
Eudaemonema cf. cuspidata Simpson 1935 insectivoran
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus sp. Cope 1881 multituberculate