Ham's Fork (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, Wyoming (41.8° N, 110.7° W: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 96.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: lower Member (Bridger Formation), Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. L. Gazin. 1976. Mammalian Faunal Zones of the Bridger Middle Eocene. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 26:1-25 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 16229: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

• either in Bridger A near Opal in Lincoln Co. or Bridger B near Granger Station in Sweetwater Co.: see maps of Wood 1934 and McGrew and Sullivan 1970
 Testudines - Baenidae
"Baena riparia" = Baena affinis2
"Baena riparia" = Baena affinis2 Leidy 1871 turtle
AMNH 1112
 Testudines - Adocidae
"Baena ponderosa" = Adocus wyomingensis1
"Baena ponderosa" = Adocus wyomingensis1 Leidy 1869 turtle
 Primates - Omomyidae
Anaptomorphus aemulus n. sp. Cope 1872 primate
see Gazin 1958a, Gunnell 1995a