Oval Hill (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UCM 78043

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 15347: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

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Taxonomic list

 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
 Tribosphenida - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
 Creodonta - Oxyaenidae
Palaeonictis occidentalis3 Osborn 1892 creodont
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis cf. proteus1 Polly 1997 placental
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Aletodon cf. gunnelli Gingerich 1977 elephant shrew
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Chriacus gallinae Matthew and Granger 1915 condylarth
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Mimoperadectes labrus Bown and Rose 1979 metatherian