Fossil Butte (Lower) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, Wyoming (41.8° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 94.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. L. Gazin. 1962. A Further Study Of The Lower Eocene Mammalian Faunas Of Southwestern Wyoming. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 144(1):1-98 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 15596: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

• not clear if this is from the New Fork Tongue or lower
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius sp.1 Simons 1962 primate
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Eoictops novaceki n. gen. n. sp.2
Eoictops novaceki n. gen. n. sp.2 Gunnell et al. 2016 eutherian
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equidae indet.1 Gray 1821 horse
 Ungulata - Homacodontidae
Hexacodus uintensis Gazin 1952 even-toed ungulate
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Mesonychidae indet.2 Cope 1875 condylarth