Deadman Butte (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as CM 1551; UCM 80062

Where: Natrona County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 107.1° W: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 90.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Red Creek Facies Member (Wind River Formation), Lostcabinian (55.8 - 50.3 Ma)

• said to be Lostcabinian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. K. Stucky. 1984. Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 5. Geology and biostratigraphy of the upper part of the Wind River Formation, northeastern Wind River Basin. Annals of Carnegie Museum 53(9):231-294 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 15930: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• NISP 253, excluding generically indeterminate records
Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Uintasorex cf. parvulus Matthew 1909 primate
Microsyops cf. scottianus Cope 1881 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
cf. Anemorhysis sp. Gazin 1958 tarsier
Absarokius cf. abbotti1 Loomis 1906 tarsier
Trogolemur amplior1 Beard et al. 1992 tarsier
Shoshonius cooperi Granger 1910 tarsier
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Phenacolemurinae indet.1 Simpson 1955 primate
 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius nunienus1 Cope 1881 primate
 Primates - Picromomyidae
Alveojunctus sp. Bown 1982 primate
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Coryphodon sp. Owen 1845 pantodont
 Cimolesta - Pantolestidae
Palaeosinopa didelphoides Cope 1881 eutherian
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Leptictidae indet. Gill 1872 eutherian
Palaeictops multicuspis Granger 1910 eutherian
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Pauromys sp. Troxell 1923 rodent
Knightomys depressus Loomis 1907 rodent
Knightomys huerfanensis Wood 1962 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Ischyromyidae indet. Alston 1876 rodent
Mattimys kalicola Matthew 1918 rodent
Microparamys sp. Wood 1959 rodent
Paramys excavatus Loomis 1907 rodent
Paramys copei Loomis 1907 rodent
Acritoparamys francesi Wood 1962 rodent
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon sp. Marsh 1872 placental
Centetodon bembicophagus Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
 Placentalia -
Perissodactyla indet.1 Owen 1848 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Lambdotherium popoagicum Cope 1880 brontothere
 Perissodactyla -
? Heptodon posticus Cope 1882 odd-toed ungulate
Heptodon calciculus1 Cope 1880 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Hyracotherium vasacciense Cope 1872 odd-toed ungulate
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium cf. serotinum Marsh 1872 placental
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Viverravus cf. gracilis Marsh 1872 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacidae indet.1 Cope 1880 carnivoran
Miacis cf. latidens Matthew and Granger 1915 carnivoran
 Carnivora -
Vulpavus canavus Cope 1881 carnivoran
 Macroscelidea - Adapisoricidae
Adapisoricidae indet. Schlosser 1887 elephant shrew
said to be new
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
cf. Scenopagus sp. McKenna and Simpson 1959 elephant shrew
Scenopagus cf. edenensis McGrew et al. 1959 elephant shrew
Macrocranion nitens Matthew 1918 elephant shrew
 Eutheria -
Proteutheria indet. Romer 1966 eutherian
 Taeniodonta -
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Esthonyx acutidens Cope 1881 tillodont
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus walcottianus Matthew 1915 condylarth
Hyopsodus wortmani Osborn 1902 condylarth
includes "H. paulus": Redline 1997
 Ungulata - Leptochoeridae
Diacodexis woltonensis2 Krishtalka and Stucky 1985 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Bunophorus sp. Sinclair 1914 even-toed ungulate
"A"
Bunophorus sinclairi Guthrie 1966 even-toed ungulate
Diacodexis minutus2 Krishtalka and Stucky 1985 even-toed ungulate
Diacodexis secans2 Cope 1881 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880 condylarth
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys sp. Marsh 1872 insectivoran
"A"
 Hyaenodonta -
Didelphodus cf. altidens Marsh 1872 eutherian
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes chesteri Gazin 1952 metatherian
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum1, Peratherium comstocki, "Herpetotherium marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium1
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum1 Simpson 1928 marsupial
Peratherium comstocki Cope 1884 marsupial
"Herpetotherium marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium1 Troxell 1923 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus cf. childei K├╝hne 1969 multituberculate