Canyon Ski Quarry (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (52.2° N, 113.7° W: paleocoordinates 58.6° 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 14934: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• said to be superposed to the Joffre Bridge sites
same as Fox 1990a
Osteichthyes
 Caudata - Urodela
Piceoerpeton willwoodense2 Meszoely 1967 salamander
Mammalia
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
? Nannodectes sp. Gingerich 1975 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpodaptes cf. stonleyi1 Fox 2002 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Ignacius frugivorus Matthew and Granger 1921 primate
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Litolestes ignotus Jepsen 1930 hedgehog
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Leptacodon packi Jepsen 1930 placental
 Macroscelidea -
"Diacocherus meizon" = Adunator meizon
"Diacocherus meizon" = Adunator meizon Gingerich 1983 elephant shrew
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Neoplagiaulax sp. Lemoine 1882 multituberculate