Kent Quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-5348

Where: Moffat County, Colorado (40.6° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 91.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: M. C. McKenna. 1960. Fossil Mammalia from the early Wasatchian Four Mile fauna, Eocene of northwest Colorado. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 37(1):1-130 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 15660: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Microsyopidae
Niptomomys doreenae n. sp. McKenna 1960 primate
Microsyops angustidens3 Matthew 1915 primate
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius mckennai2 Gingerich and Simons 1977 primate
 Primates - Paromomyidae
cf. Simpsonlemur jepseni1 Simpson 1955 primate
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
cf. Prodiacodon tauricinerei1 Jepsen 1930 eutherian
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Mattimys sp.5 Korth 1984 rodent
Paramys sp. Leidy 1871 rodent
forms "A" and "B"
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
? Nyctitherium sp. Marsh 1872 placental
definitely not Marsholestes
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacis exiguus Matthew and Granger 1915 carnivoran
probably OK, see Gingerich 1983a
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Apheliscus sp.8 Cope 1875 elephant shrew
: "A. nitidus" of McKenna
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
cf. Macrocranion nitens1 Matthew 1918 elephant shrew
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx spatularius4 Cope 1880 tillodont
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Chriacus gallinae Matthew and Granger 1915 condylarth
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus simplex7 Loomis 1905 condylarth
Hyopsodus loomisi McKenna 1960 condylarth
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Labidolemur kayi4 Simpson 1929 insectivoran
 Hyaenodonta -
Didelphodus altidens1 Marsh 1872 eutherian
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Peratherium sp.6 Aymard 1850 marsupial
sole specimen of "Peradectes protinnominatus"
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus cf. childei9 K├╝hne 1969 multituberculate
Krause 1982