Glennie Quarry (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wheatland County, Montana (46.2° N, 109.9° W: paleocoordinates 52.2° N, 89.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Melville Formation), Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: M. T. Silcox, D. W. Krause, M. C. Maas and R. C. Fox. 2001. New specimens of Elphidotarsius russelli (Mammalia, ?Primates, Carpolestidae) and a revision of plesiadapoid relationships. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(1):132-152 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15030: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

• see Hartman and Krause 1993 for locality details; foot level estimated from their Fig. 2
said to be "Ti1"
Mammalia
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Elphidotarsius russelli Krause 1978 primate
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Gingerichia geoteretes Zack et al. 2005 elephant shrew
UM 54890 (left p4 in dentary fragment), UM 54891 (right P4), UM 54894 (right P4), UM 54893 (left P4) and UM 54892 (right M?1)