Omomys Quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as UCM 93026

Where: Uinta County, Wyoming (41.2° N, 110.5° W: paleocoordinates 45.2° N, 96.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: P. C. Murphy. 1996. Depositional setting and fauna on the Omomys Quarry, a possible owl site in the Bridger Formation (Middle Eocene) of Southwestern Wyoming. In: Fifty-sixth annual meeting. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Abstracts of papers. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(3, Suppl.):55A. [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 16296: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Anna Behrensmeyer and Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

• placed in Bridger C by Payseur et al. 1999
see also Anemone et al. 2000, Ross and Covert 2000
unclassified
  -
Gastropoda
  - Bulimulidae
Oreoconus ? sp.1 McKenna et al. 1962 snail
 Pulmonata - Gastrocoptidae
Gastrocopta sp.1 Wollaston 1878 slug
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Biomphalaria sp.1 Preston 1910 pulmonate
 Basommatophora - Physidae
Physa sp.1 Draparnaud 1801 pulmonate
 Basommatophora - Lymnaeidae
Stagnicola ? sp.1 Jeffreys 1830 pulmonate
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amia sp.1 Linnaeus 1766 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus sp.1 de Lacep├Ęde 1803 gar
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet.1 Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Echmatemys sp.1 Hay 1906 turtle
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Palaeotheca sp.1 Cope 1871 turtle
Aves
 Charadriiformes - Burhinidae
Burhinidae indet.1 Mathews 1912 stone-curlew
 Anseriformes - Presbyornithidae
Presbyornis sp. Wetmore 1926 waterfowl
 Ornithurae -
Strigiformes indet. Wagler 1830 owl
ETE occurrence; species: Strigiformes
Coraciiformes indet. Forbes 1884 bird
ETE occurrence; species: Coraciformes
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Rallidae indet.1 Vigors 1825 rail
 Gruiformes - Geranoididae
Geranoididae indet.1 Wetmore 1933 bird
 Phoenicopteriformes - Phoenicopteridae
Juncitarsus gracillimus1 Olson and Feduccia 1980 flamingo
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Accipitridae indet.1 Viellot 1816 hawk
Reptilia
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia1
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia1 Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Allognathosuchus sp.1 Mook 1921 crocodilian
 Squamata -
Saniwa sp.1 Leidy 1870 lizard
 Squamata - Iguanidae
Iguanidae indet.1 Oppel 1811 lizard
 Squamata -
Tinosaurus sp.1 Marsh 1872 lizard
Lacertilia indet.1 Owen 1842 lizard
Mammalia
  -
Mammalia indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Uintasorex sp.1 Matthew 1909 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Omomys carteri2 Leidy 1869 tarsier
 Primates - Notharctidae
Notharctus sp.1 Leidy 1870 primate
 Glires -
Rodentia indet. Savage 1951 rodent
ETE occurrence; species: Rodentia
Rodentia indet.1 Savage 1951 rodent
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravidae indet.1 Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
Sciuravus sp.1 Marsh 1871 rodent
Pauromys sp.1 Troxell 1923 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Ischyromyidae indet.1 Alston 1876 rodent
Microparamys sp.1 Wood 1959 rodent
Paramys sp.1 Leidy 1871 rodent
Thisbemys sp.1 Wood 1959 rodent
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus sp.1 Leidy 1870 condylarth
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Entomolestes sp.1 Matthew 1909 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon sp.1 Marsh 1872 placental
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
Hyrachyus sp.1 Leidy 1871 odd-toed ungulate
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium sp.1 Marsh 1872 placental
 Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae
Apternodontidae indet.1 Matthew 1910 placental
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus sp.1 McKenna and Simpson 1959 elephant shrew
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes sp.1 Matthew and Granger 1921 metatherian
 Theriiformes - Marsupialia
Marsupialia indet. marsupial
ETE occurrence; species: Marsupialia
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Peratherium sp.1 Aymard 1850 marsupial
 Artiodactyla -
Artiodactyla indet.1 Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae
Homacodon sp.1 Marsh 1872 even-toed ungulate
 Insectivora -
Insectivora indet. insectivoran
ETE occurrence; species: Insectivora
Insectivora indet.1 insectivoran
 Sarcobora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys sp.1 Marsh 1872 insectivoran
Amphibia
  -
Amphibia indet.1 tetrapod
Charophyceae
 Charales - Characeae
Chara sp.1 Linnaeus 1753 stonewort