Sage Creek Mountain (Bridger D) (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Big Bone Buttes

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

• coordinate based on political unit

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: W. H. Wheeler. 1961. Revision of the Uintatheres. Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 14:1-93 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 16404: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 05.08.1996

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Taxonomic list

• close to the border of Sweetwater Co.
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Mesatirhinus megarhinus Earle 1891 brontothere
 Ungulata - Uintatheriidae
"Uintatherium latifrons n. sp." = Uintatherium anceps, "Dinoceras lucare n. sp." = Uintatherium anceps, "Dinoceras mirabile n. gen. n. sp." = Uintatherium anceps
"Uintatherium latifrons n. sp." = Uintatherium anceps Marsh 1871 uintathere
two miles from Big Bone Buttes
"Dinoceras lucare n. sp." = Uintatherium anceps Marsh 1871 uintathere
2 mi E of Sage Creek Mountain
"Dinoceras mirabile n. gen. n. sp." = Uintatherium anceps Marsh 1871 uintathere
Sage Creek Mountain