Blue Point Marker (UW V-78001) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Park County, Wyoming (44.3° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.1° N, 94.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Reposited in the UW

Primary reference: J. G. Eaton. 1982. Paleontology and correlation of Eocene volcanic rocks in the Carter Mountain area, Park County, southeastern Absaroka Range, Wyoming. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 21(2):153-194 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 16137: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• overlies the "turtle-lake beds"
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops annectens Marsh 1872 primate
includes "M. sp." large that was compared to annectens according to Gunnell 1989
Microsyops cf. elegans Marsh 1871 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Anaptomorphini indet.1 Cope 1883 tarsier
Anaptomorphus sp. Cope 1872 tarsier
Omomys carteri Leidy 1869 tarsier
Washakius insignis Leidy 1873 tarsier
 Primates - Notharctidae
Notharctus sp. Leidy 1870 primate
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Palaeictops cf. bridgeri Simpson 1959 eutherian
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravus sp. Marsh 1871 rodent
 Rodentia - Reithroparamyidae
Reithroparamys sp. Matthew 1920 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Quadratomus sundelli1 Eaton 1982 rodent
Pseudotomus robustus Marsh 1872 rodent
Microparamys cf. minutus Wilson 1937 rodent
Paramys excavatus Loomis 1907 rodent
Paramys cf. copei Loomis 1907 rodent
Paramys cf. delicatior Leidy 1871 rodent
Thisbemys cf. perditus1 Wood 1962 rodent
Thisbemys corrugatus Wood 1959 rodent
Leptotomus sp. Matthew 1910 rodent
compared to L. parvus
Leptotomus parvus Wood 1959 rodent
Acritoparamys wyomingensis1 Wood 1959 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Brontotheriidae indet.1 Marsh 1873 brontothere
 Perissodactyla -
Tapiroidea indet. Gill 1872 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Orohippus sp. Marsh 1872 horse
"intermediate between O. pumilus and O. major"
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Viverravus cf. sicarius Matthew 1909 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacidae indet. Cope 1880 carnivoran
Miocyon cf. major1 Matthew 1909 carnivoran
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus curtidens Matthew 1909 elephant shrew
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Trogosus cf. castoridens1 Leidy 1871 tillodont
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus cf. paulus Leidy 1870 condylarth
 Ungulata -
Helohyus plicodon1 Marsh 1872 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Diacodexeidae
Diacodexis sp.2 Cope 1882 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Phenacodontidae
Phenacodus sp.1 Cope 1873 condylarth
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Mesonychidae indet. Cope 1875 condylarth
 Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae
cf. Tritemnodon sp. Matthew 1906 eutherian