Ries (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as J. P. Reiss locality

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.7° N, 108.7° W: paleocoordinates 50.1° N, 89.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Clarkforkian (56.8 - 55.8 Ma)

• said to be middle Clarkforkian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: K. D. Rose. 1981. The Clarkforkian Land-Mammal Age and Mammalian Faunal Composition Across the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 26:1-197 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/P. Mannion]more details

PaleoDB collection 15093: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

• described by Simons 1960 as the "Reiss" locality
 Testudines -
Cardichelyon rogerwoodi n. gen. n. sp.2
Cardichelyon rogerwoodi n. gen. n. sp.2 Hutchison 2013 turtle
PU 14671, 16443, shells
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
described by Simons 1960
 Cimolesta - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx sp. Cope 1874 tillodont
 Rodentia - Paramyidae
Paramyidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
 Amblypoda - Prodinoceratidae
? Probathyopsis harrisorum1 Patterson 1939 uintathere
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion osbornianus Cope 1882 condylarth
 Taeniodonta - Stylinodontidae
Ectoganus sp.1 Cope 1874 taeniodont