Blue Point Marker (UW V-78002) (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 16138: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

• overlies the "turtle-lake beds"
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops annectens Marsh 1872 primate
this specimen resembles Craseops
 Primates - Notharctidae
Notharctus sp. Leidy 1870 primate
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Brontotheriidae indet. Marsh 1873 brontothere
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
Hyrachyus cf. eximius Leidy 1871 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla -
Desmatotherium cf. intermedius Osborn et al. 1878 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
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Trogosus cf. castoridens Leidy 1871 tillodont
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus cf. paulus Leidy 1870 condylarth
 Hyaenodonta -
Limnocyon cf. verus Marsh 1872 eutherian