Blindman River (UA DW-1) (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (52.4° N, 113.8° W: paleocoordinates 58.8° N, 90.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Paskapoo Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. C. Fox. 1988. Occasional Paper of the Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology 6 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 14929: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• coordinate based on Blackfalds
same as Fox 1990a
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp.3 Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
"Paskapoo species"
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Cyriacotheriidae
Presbytherium rhodorugatus4 Scott 2010 pantodont
 Cimolesta - Pentacodontidae
Bisonalveus sp. Gazin 1956 eutherian
said to be new
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Pronothodectes gaoi n. sp.1 Fox 1990 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpodaptes hazelae Simpson 1936 primate
Carpodaptes cf. cygneus2 Russell 1967 primate
Elphidotarsius wightoni Fox 1984 primate
 Dermoptera -
Elpidophorus elegans Simpson 1927 colugo
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Erinaceidae "indet. A" Fischer von Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
said to be new and a "litolestine"
Erinaceidae "indet. B" Fischer von Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
said to be new
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Leptacodon packi Jepsen 1930 placental
 Macroscelidea -
Litocherus cf. zygeus Gingerich 1983 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Colpoclaenus keeferi Patterson and McGrew 1962 condylarth
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
? Peradectes sp. Matthew and Granger 1921 metatherian
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mimetodon silberlingi Simpson 1935 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus sp. Cope 1881 multituberculate
said to be new