Picket Lake (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Fremont/Sweetwater County, Wyoming (42.5° N, 108.6° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 94.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. K. Stucky. 1994. Personal communication regarding identifications of Eocene mammals. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 16394: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 30.04.1994

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Notharctidae
Cantius cf. nunienus Cope 1881 primate
Smilodectes cf. gracilis Marsh 1871 primate
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Palaeosyops fontinalis Cope 1873 brontothere
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
Hyrachyus sp. Leidy 1871 odd-toed ungulate
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Didymictis sp. Cope 1875 placental
 Ungulata - Homacodontidae
Microsus cuspidatus Leidy 1870 even-toed ungulate