Tabernacle Butte Locality 13 (Eocene of the United States)

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: Bridger Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: P. O. McGrew, J. E. Berman, M. K. Hecht, J. M. Hummel, G. G. Simpson and A. E. Wood. 1959. The geology and paleontology of the Elk Mountain and Tabernacle Butte area, Wyoming. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 117(3):117-176 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/R. Whatley]more details

PaleoDB collection 16431: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Terri Cleary and Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
  - Urocoptidae
? Holospira sp.2 Martens 1860 snail
 Basommatophora - Planorbidae
Anisus "n. sp."2 Studer 1820 pulmonate
Reptilia
 Squamata -
"Saniwa grandis" = Saniwa ensidens1
"Saniwa grandis" = Saniwa ensidens1 Leidy 1870 squamates
AMNH 3837, almost complete vertebra
 Squamata - Tropidophiidae
Dunnophis microechinis1 Hecht 1959 dwarf boa
Several vertebral specimens
Mammalia
 Primates - Omomyidae
Omomys carteri3 Leidy 1869 tarsier
one of two specimens of Washakius insignis; not clear if other specimen is identified correctly
Washakius insignis Leidy 1873 tarsier
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravus nitidus Marsh 1871 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Tillomys senex Marsh 1872 rodent
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Orohippus sp. Marsh 1872 horse
small
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus lepidus Matthew 1909 condylarth