Cedar Mountain (UW V-82045) (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 14905: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Acmeodon secans Matthew and Granger 1921 eutherian
Gelastops cf. parcus Simpson 1935 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Pentacodontidae
Aphronorus cf. fraudator Simpson 1935 eutherian
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Prodiacodon sp. Matthew 1929 eutherian
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Pronothodectes jepi Gingerich 1975 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Paromomys maturus Gidley 1923 primate
 Primates - Palaechthonidae
Palaechthonidae indet.1 Szalay 1969 primate
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Bryanictis microlestes1 Simpson 1935 placental
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Thryptacodon orthogonius2 Russell 1929 condylarth
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Litaletes cf. disjunctus Simpson 1935 condylarth
Promioclaenus acolytus Cope 1882 condylarth
 Ungulata - Periptychidae
Anisonchus sectorius Cope 1881 condylarth
 Insectivora - Mixodectidae
Eudaemonema cuspidata Simpson 1935 insectivoran
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Neoplagiaulax sp. Lemoine 1882 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus sp. Cope 1881 multituberculate