SC-48 (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.3° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 49.7° N, 90.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Clarkforkian (56.8 - 55.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UMMP

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 15107: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Will Clyde

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Taxonomic list

• level appears to be 1420 m in fig. 3 but Gunnell and Gingerich 1991b and Bowen and Bloch 2002 give it as 1425 m
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae "indet. A"1 Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
cf. Prodiacodon tauricinerei Jepsen 1930 eutherian
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemur praecox Matthew 1915 primate
 Dermoptera -
Plagiomene accola Rose 1981 colugo
 Rodentia - Paramyidae
Paramyidae indet.3 Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
 Amblypoda - Prodinoceratidae
Probathyopsis praecursor Simpson 1929 uintathere
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Ectocion osbornianus Cope 1882 condylarth
Phenacodus intermedius4 Granger 1915 condylarth
 Creodonta - Oxyaenidae
Palaeonictis peloria2 Rose 1981 creodont
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis protenus Cope 1874 placental
 Ferae -
Uintacyon rudis Rose 1981 placental
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Apheliscus nitidus Simpson 1937 elephant shrew