Rainy-day Resurrection (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UW V-77059

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 14974: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Plesiadapis fodinatus Jepsen 1930 primate
Nannodectes gidleyi Matthew 1917 primate
 Primates - Picrodontidae
Picrodus cf. silberlingi Douglass 1908 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpolestes sp. Simpson 1928 primate
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Leptacodon cf. tener Matthew and Granger 1921 placental
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Protictis cf. haydenianus Cope 1882 placental
 Macroscelidea -
Litocherus lacunatus1 Gazin 1956 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Aletodon conardae n. sp. Winterfeld 1982 elephant shrew
Phenacodaptes sabulosus Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea -
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus2
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus2 Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Lambertocyon eximius Gingerich 1979 condylarth
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
cf. Peradectes sp. Matthew and Granger 1921 metatherian