Joffre Bridge Mammal Site No. 1 (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (52.2° N, 113.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.6° N, 90.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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 14957: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

• same as Fox 1990a
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Titanoideidae
Titanoides sp. Gidley 1917 pantodont
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
Propalaeosinopa albertensis Simpson 1927 eutherian
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Pronothodectes gaoi1 Fox 1990 primate
UALVP 49105 (basicranial fragments)
 Dermoptera -
Elpidophorus elegans Simpson 1927 colugo
 Macroscelidea -
Litocherus cf. notissimus Simpson 1936 elephant shrew
Litocherus cf. zygeus Gingerich 1983 elephant shrew
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Marsupialia -
Marsupicarnivora indet. Ride 1964 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Prochetodon speirsae2 Scott 2004 multituberculate
said to be new
Ptilodus sp. Cope 1881 multituberculate
said to be new