Low Locality/Rohrer Locality (Paleocene to of the United States)

Where: Teton County, Wyoming (43.9° N, 110.8° W: paleocoordinates 50.1° N, 90.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Variegated Sequence Formation, Tiffanian to Tiffanian (61.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• said to be late Tiffanian to Clarkforkian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: M. C. McKenna. 1980. Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary vertebrate paleontological reconnaissance, Togwotee Pass area, northwestern Wyoming. Aspects of Vertebrate History: Essays in Honor of Edwin Harris Colbert, L. L. Jacobs (ed.), Museum of Northern Arizona Press 323-343 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

PaleoDB collection 15035: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

• said to be late Tiffanian or Clarkforkian both by McKenna and by Archibald et al. 1987
 Cimolesta - Cyriacotheriidae
Cyriacotherium argyreum2 Rose and Krause 1982 pantodont
"Pantodonta... new genus and species"; both Low and Rohrer localities
 Cimolesta - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx sp. Cope 1874 tillodont
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Plesiadapis dubius Matthew 1915 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Paromomyidae indet. Simpson 1940 primate
"Phenacolemur sp. or Ignacius sp."
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880 condylarth
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis sp.1 Cope 1875 placental
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Phenacodaptes sabulosus1 Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew