Bobcat Draw Bonanza (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS Loc. D-1256, 1463, YPM 192 (= UCMP V81182), 193, 315

Where: Washakie County, Wyoming (44.0° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 90.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Willwood Formation, Wasatchian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• placed in Schankler-Wing section by Bown et al.

•level correctly given as 625 m by Bown and Rose 1987

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: T. M. Bown, K. D. Rose, E. L. Simons and S. L. Wing. 1994. Distribution and stratigraphic correlation of upper Paleocene and lower Eocene fossil mammal and plant localities of the Fort Union, Willwood, and Tatman formations, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1540:1-103 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15559: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Baltemys staurogastros3 Hutchison 1991 mud turtle
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops latidens Cope 1882 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Anemorhysis wortmani Bown and Rose 1984 tarsier
Absarokius abbotti Loomis 1906 tarsier
listed by Bown and Rose 1987 at YPM 192, 193
Absarokius metoecus2 Bown and Rose 1987 tarsier
Y-192; not listed by Bown et al. 1994
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemurinae indet.1 Simpson 1955 primate
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Palaeictops multicuspis Granger 1910 eutherian
 Perissodactyla -
Heptodon sp. Cope 1882 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Helaletidae
Helaletidae indet. Osborn 1892 odd-toed ungulate
new helaletid of Bown
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Hyracotherium sp. Owen 1841 odd-toed ungulate
 Creodonta - Oxyaenidae
Oxyaenidae indet.1 Cope 1877 creodont
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis protenus1 Cope 1874 placental
Viverravus acutus Matthew and Granger 1915 placental
 Ferae -
Uintacyon cf. asodes Gazin 1952 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacis sp. Cope 1872 carnivoran
Miacinae indet. Cope 1880 carnivoran
new miacine of Bown
 Carnivora -
Vulpavus australis Matthew and Granger 1915 carnivoran
Vulpavus canavus Cope 1881 carnivoran
 Ferae - Metacheiromyidae
Palaeanodon sp. Matthew 1918 placental
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx sp. Cope 1874 tillodont
presumably sensu stricto
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Chriacus sp. Cope 1883 condylarth
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus sp. Leidy 1870 condylarth
said to be new
Hyopsodus cf. lysitensis Gingerich 1974 condylarth
Hyopsodus powellianus Cope 1884 condylarth
 Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Bunophorus sp. Sinclair 1914 even-toed ungulate
may include "Wasatchia sp."
Diacodexis cf. metsiacus Cope 1882 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Copecion brachypternus1 Cope 1882 condylarth
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
Phenacodus cf. vortmani Cope 1880 condylarth
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys cf. bellulus Marsh 1872 insectivoran
 Acreodi - Hapalodectidae
Hapalodectes leptognathus Osborn and Wortman 1892 condylarth
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
cf. Dissacus sp. Cope 1881 condylarth
 Hyaenodonta -
Prolimnocyon sp. Matthew and Granger 1915 eutherian
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Prototomus sp. Cope 1874 eutherian
cf. Tritemnodon sp. Matthew 1906 eutherian
 Hyaenodonta -
Didelphodus sp. Cope 1882 eutherian