Flynn Hill (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UCM 78042

Where: Garfield County, Colorado (39.7° N, 107.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 90.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: DeBeque Formation, Clarkforkian (56.8 - 55.8 Ma)

• said to be Clarkforkian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: A. J. Kihm. 1984. Early Eocene Mammalian Fauna of the Piceance Creek Basin. Northwestern Colorado [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 15346: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon eocaenus3 Owen 1846 pantodont
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Arctodontomys cf. wilsoni2 Szalay 1969 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemurinae indet.1 Simpson 1955 primate
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Paramys excavatus Loomis 1907 rodent
cf. Acritoparamys sp.1 Korth 1984 rodent
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Aletodon cf. gunnelli Gingerich 1977 elephant shrew
Haplomylus cf. simpsoni Rose 1981 elephant shrew
Apheliscus sp. Cope 1875 elephant shrew
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880 condylarth
 Tribosphenida - Arctostylopidae
? Arctostylops sp. Matthew 1915 eutherian