Malcolm's Locality (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Badwater Creek

Where: Natrona County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 107.1° W: paleocoordinates 48.8° N, 87.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shotgun Member (Fort Union Formation), Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: L. Krishtalka, C. C. Black, and D. W. Riedel. 1975. Paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Pt. 10. A late Paleocene mammal fauna from the Shotgun Member of the Fort Union Formation. Annals of Carnegie Museum 45(9):179-212 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 15036: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• not to be confused with Eocene Badwater localities or with Shotgun
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Palaeoryctidae indet. Winge 1917 eutherian
 Cimolesta - Pentacodontidae
Aphronorus fraudator Simpson 1935 eutherian
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Leptictidae indet. Gill 1872 eutherian
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Plesiadapis churchilli2 Gingerich 1975 primate
 Primates - Carpolestidae
Carpolestinae indet.6 Russell 1964 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Ignacius frugivorus1 Matthew and Granger 1921 primate
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion cf. mediotuber7 Thewissen 1990 condylarth
Phenacodus magnus7 Thewissen 1990 condylarth
Phenacodus grangeri7 Simpson 1935 condylarth
 Macroscelidea - Adapisoricidae
Adapisoricidae indet.1 Schlosser 1887 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
cf. Litomylus sp. Simpson 1935 elephant shrew
Phenacodaptes sabulosus Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea -
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus1
"Diacocherus minutus" = Adunator minutus1 Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
? Arctocyonidae indet.7 Murray 1866 condylarth
Lambertocyon eximius3 Gingerich 1979 condylarth
Chriacus pelvidens Cope 1881 condylarth
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes protinnominatus McKenna 1960 metatherian
 Sarcobora - Apatemyidae
Labidolemur kayi1 Simpson 1929 insectivoran
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus tardus Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
Mesodma sp. Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
cf. Mesodma sp. Jepsen 1940 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Prochetodon foxi5 Krause 1987 multituberculate
Ptilodus kummae4 Krause 1977 multituberculate
 Multituberculata - Microcosmodontidae
Microcosmodon conus Jepsen 1930 multituberculate