Boysen Reservoir (48FR76) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 48.0° N, 91.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wind River Formation, Wasatchian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: T. E. White. 1952. Preliminary analysis of the vertebrate fossil fauna of the Boysen Reservoir area. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 102(3296):185-207 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 15906: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops elegans1 Marsh 1871 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Absarokius abbotti2 Loomis 1906 tarsier
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Paramys copei1 Loomis 1907 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Eotitanops sp. Osborn 1907 brontothere
take that, Stucky
Lambdotherium popoagicum Cope 1880 brontothere
 Perissodactyla -
Heptodon posticus1 Cope 1882 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Protorohippus venticolus" = Protorohippus venticolum1
"Protorohippus venticolus" = Protorohippus venticolum1 Cope 1881 horse
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis altidens Cope 1880 placental
 Carnivora -
Vulpavus australis Matthew and Granger 1915 carnivoran
 Taeniodonta - Stylinodontidae
Stylinodon mirus1 Marsh 1874 taeniodont
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx acutidens Cope 1881 tillodont
 Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Bunophorus sinclairi3 Guthrie 1966 even-toed ungulate
 Hyaenodonta -
Prolimnocyon antiquus Matthew and Granger 1915 eutherian