SC-243 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.3° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 50.2° N, 88.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tiffanian (61.7 - 56.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UMMP

Primary reference: G. F. Gunnell. 1994. Paleocene mammals and faunal analysis of the Chappo Type Locality (Tiffanian), Green River Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(1):81-104 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 15059: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

• meter level based on Butler et al. 1981; said to be Ti4
Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Aaptoryctes cf. ivyi Gingerich 1982 eutherian
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Prodiacodon paucus Secord 2008 eutherian
 Primates - Plesiadapidae
Chiromyoides caesor Gingerich 1973 primate
Plesiadapis churchilli Gingerich 1975 primate
Plesiadapis cf. fodinatus Jepsen 1930 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Ignacius frugivorus Matthew and Granger 1921 primate
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus grangeri Simpson 1935 condylarth
 Macroscelidea -
? Litocherus lacunatus Gazin 1956 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Aletodon sp. Gingerich 1977 elephant shrew
 Macroscelidea -
Adunator minutus Jepsen 1930 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Lambertocyon sp. Gingerich 1979 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus kummae Krause 1977 multituberculate