SC-2 (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Princeton University Camp #1 (1928)

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.8° N, 109.1° W: paleocoordinates 49.7° N, 91.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Reposited in the UMMP

Primary reference: J. G. M. Thewissen and P. D. Gingerich. 1989. Skull and Endocranial Cast of Eoructes melanus, a New Palaeoryctid (Mammalia: Insectivora) from the Early Eocene of Western North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):459-470 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15727: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993

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Taxonomic list

• meter level estimated from figure of Bowen and Bloch 2002
Wa-2
Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Arctodontomys wilsoni7 Szalay 1969 primate
 Primates - Micromomyidae
"Micromomys willwoodensis n. sp." = Dryomomys willwoodensis10
"Micromomys willwoodensis n. sp." = Dryomomys willwoodensis10 Rose and Bown 1982 primate
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius mckennai8 Gingerich and Simons 1977 primate
 Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae
Eoryctes melanus Thewissen and Gingerich 1989 eutherian
 Perissodactyla -
Cardiolophus radinskyi n. sp.4 Gingerich 1991 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hyracotherium grangeri" = Sifrhippus grangeri4
"Hyracotherium grangeri" = Sifrhippus grangeri4 Gingerich 1989 horse
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Viverravus rosei9 Polly 1997 placental
Viverravus politus9 Matthew and Granger 1915 placental
Viverravus acutus9 Matthew and Granger 1915 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacis deutschi2 Gingerich 1983 carnivoran
 Ferae - Metacheiromyidae
Palaeanodon nievelti3 Gingerich 1989 placental
 Macroscelidea - Apheliscidae
Apheliscus chydaeus5 Gingerich 1994 elephant shrew
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus loomisi3 McKenna 1960 condylarth
 Acreodi -
Wyolestes apheles1 Gingerich 1981 mesonychian
DUPLICATE REF 1643 or 1644
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
Galecyon mordax6 Matthew and Granger 1915 eutherian
Prototomus martis6 Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 eutherian
Prototomus phobos6 Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 eutherian
Arfia shoshoniensis6 Matthew and Granger 1915 eutherian
probable type locality
 Hyaenodonta -
Prolimnocyon haematus6 Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 eutherian