Hallelujah Hill (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UW V-77005

Where: Sweetwater County, Wyoming (41.7° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.7° N, 89.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fort Union Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 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 14952: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

• actual meter level "180 - 182"
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Palaeoryctes sp. Matthew 1913 eutherian
two forms "B" and "C" both said to be new; a third palaeoryctid is also present
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
Bessoecetor septentrionalis3 Russell 1929 eutherian
Palaeosinopa sp. Matthew 1901 eutherian
"probably new"
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Chiromyoides caesor Gingerich 1973 primate
Plesiadapis cf. churchilli Gingerich 1975 primate
Nannodectes gidleyi Matthew 1917 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpolestinae indet.1 Russell 1964 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Ignacius frugivorus Matthew and Granger 1921 primate
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion mediotuber4 Thewissen 1990 condylarth
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Leptacodon cf. tener Matthew and Granger 1921 placental
 Tribosphenida -
Talpavoides dartoni Bown and Schankler 1982 placental
"new unnamed genus and species" of dormaaliid described by Bown and Schankler 1982; UW 9624, the type, is mentioned specifically by Winterfeld
 Macroscelidea -
Litocherus lacunatus1 Gazin 1956 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Aletodon sp.2 Gingerich 1977 elephant shrew
Phenacodaptes sabulosus Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea -
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus1
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus1 Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Arctocyon cf. mumak1 Van Valen 1978 condylarth
Thryptacodon australis Simpson 1935 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus cf. powelli Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
Mesodma pygmaea Sloan 1987 multituberculate
"M. sp. P of Krishtalka"
Neoplagiaulax sp. Lemoine 1882 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus kummae Krause 1977 multituberculate