Table Rock (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as USGS D786

Where: Sweetwater County, Wyoming (41.7° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° N, 92.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: C. L. Gazin. 1965. Wyoming Geological Association Guidebook 19 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 15842: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• said by Gazin to be "Tipton Tongue" of Wasatch Fm.; however, originally reported by McGrew and Roehler 1960 as Niland Tongue, and this was repeated by Roehler 1987, Roehler and Stanton 1992 and Covert and Hamrick 1991
USGS number and coordintes given by Roehler 1987, whose list is based on a 1969 Gazin pers. comm.
SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec 8 T 18 N R 98 W
Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops latidens4 Cope 1882 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Absarokius abbotti2 Loomis 1906 tarsier
Chlororhysis sp.2 Gazin 1958 tarsier
cf. Trogolemur myodes2 Matthew 1909 tarsier
Loveina minuta2 Loomis 1906 tarsier
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemurinae indet.1 Simpson 1955 primate
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius nunienus4 Cope 1881 primate
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Leptictidae indet.1 Gill 1872 eutherian
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
"very small"
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Paramys sp. Leidy 1871 rodent
"about the size of P. copei and P. excavatus"; Roehler 1987 lists both, but this may be a misunderstanding of Gazin's comments
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Entomolestes sp.3 Matthew 1909 hedgehog
confirms Gazin's i.d. of "cf. Entomolestes sp."
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Lambdotherium sp. Cope 1880 brontothere
 Perissodactyla -
Heptodon sp.4 Cope 1882 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equidae indet.1 Gray 1821 horse
 Ferae - Viverravidae
cf. Viverravus sp. Marsh 1872 placental
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus sp.4 Leidy 1870 condylarth
Hyopsodus wortmani4 Osborn 1902 condylarth
includes "H. sp." in part as well as "H. minor" of Roehler
 Ungulata - Homacodontidae
Hexacodus pelodes4 Gazin 1952 even-toed ungulate
Hexacodus uintensis4 Gazin 1952 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis sp. Cope 1882 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Meniscotherium chamense5 Cope 1874 condylarth
 Insectivora -
Insectivora indet. Bowdich 1821 insectivoran
"cf. Diacodon"