Cedar Mountain (UW V-82021) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Hot Springs/Washakie County, Wyoming (43.9° N, 108.3° W: paleocoordinates 49.7° N, 88.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Polecat Bench Formation, Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. E. Hartman. 1986. Paleontology and biostratigraphy of lower part of Polecat Bench Formation, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 24(1):11-63 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15015: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Cimolestidae
Acmeodon secans Matthew and Granger 1921 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Pentacodontidae
Aphronorus fraudator Simpson 1935 eutherian
Aphronorus cf. ratatoski Winterfeld 1982 eutherian
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Plesiadapis praecursor Gingerich 1975 primate
Nannodectes intermedius Gazin 1971 primate
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Promioclaenus cf. acolytus Cope 1882 condylarth
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Litomylus cf. dissentaneus Simpson 1935 elephant shrew