Green Locality (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as CB-1

Where: Sublette County, Wyoming (42.7° N, 110.1° W: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 96.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cathedral Bluffs Tongue Member (Wasatch Formation), Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. M. West and M. R. Dawson. 1973. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 12(1) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 16227: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• NISP 67 in West 1973b, but 301 in West and Dawson, which is due to later collections; however, 13 of these are generically indeterminate, for a total of 288
Mammalia
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Microsyops cf. elegans3 Marsh 1871 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Anaptomorphus aemulus Cope 1872 tarsier
"Phenacolemur mcgrewi" = Walshina mcgrewi Robinson 1968 tarsier
i.d. is vaguely justified in the text
Omomys carteri Leidy 1869 tarsier
 Primates -
Plesiadapiformes indet.5 Simons and Tattersall 1972 primate
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
said to be new
Sciuravus nitidus Marsh 1871 rodent
Sciuravus bridgeri Wilson 1938 rodent
Pauromys schaubi Wood 1959 rodent
Knightomys depressus4 Loomis 1907 rodent
Knightomys huerfanensis4 Wood 1962 rodent
 Rodentia - Muridae
Mysops fraternus Leidy 1873 mouse
 Rodentia - Reithroparamyidae
Reithroparamys sp. Matthew 1920 rodent
two or perhaps three forms
Reithroparamys huerfanensis Wood 1962 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
cf. Pseudotomus robustus Marsh 1872 rodent
Pseudotomus robustus2 Marsh 1872 rodent
"? Ischyrotomus sp." = Pseudotomus Cope 1872 rodent
Tillomys sp. Marsh 1872 rodent
two forms
Microparamys sp. Wood 1959 rodent
said to be new
Microparamys minutus Wilson 1937 rodent
Paramys delicatior Leidy 1871 rodent
Paramys delicatus Leidy 1871 rodent
Thisbemys perditus4 Wood 1962 rodent
Acritoparamys wyomingensis1 Wood 1959 rodent
 Rodentia - Paramyidae
Paramyidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
"Paramys" group rodent(s)
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
Hyrachyus modestus Leidy 1870 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla -
Tapiroidea indet.1 Gill 1872 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Orohippus cf. pumilus Marsh 1871 horse
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium serotinum Marsh 1872 placental
 Carnivora - Miacidae
Miacidae indet. Cope 1880 carnivoran
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus priscus Marsh 1872 elephant shrew
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus minusculus Leidy 1873 condylarth
 Ungulata - Homacodontidae
Antiacodon pygmaeus Cope 1872 even-toed ungulate
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys bellus Marsh 1872 insectivoran
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium knighti1 McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial