Tepee Trail Bone Bed A (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as TTA Quarry

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 96.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Unit 24 Member (Tepee Trail Formation), Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: M. C. McKenna. 1980. Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary vertebrate paleontological reconnaissance, Togwotee Pass area, northwestern Wyoming. Aspects of Vertebrate History: Essays in Honor of Edwin Harris Colbert, L. L. Jacobs (ed.), Museum of Northern Arizona Press 323-343 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 16630: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• about 35 miles east of main Togwotee Pass field area and not directly correlated with that section
type section of formation
Selenodontia indet.
"? homacodont sp."
 Primates - Microsyopidae
Uintasoricinae indet. Szalay 1969 primate
Uintasorex parvulus Matthew 1909 primate
 Primates - Omomyidae
Omomyidae indet. Gazin 1958 tarsier
cf. Trogolemur myodes Matthew 1909 tarsier
Tarka stylifera5 McKenna 1990 tarsier
"worlandiine dermopteran" DUPLICATE REF 2537 or 2538
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Paromomyidae indet.5 Simpson 1940 primate
"Phenacolemur or Ignacius sp." - replaces Phenacolemur DUPLICATE REF 2537 or 2538
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Palaeictops sp. Matthew 1899 eutherian
said to be new
 Glires -
Rodentia indet. rodent
two forms
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravus sp. Marsh 1871 rodent
said to be new
 Rodentia - Reithroparamyidae
? Reithroparamys sp. Matthew 1920 rodent
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomyidae indet. Winge 1887 rodent
? Protadjidaumo typus Burke 1934 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys cf. dubius Wood 1949 rodent
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Galericinae indet.6 Pomel 1848 hedgehog
 Perissodactyla -
Rhinocerotoidea indet.4 Gray 1821 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae
Amynodon advenus5 Marsh 1875 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Dilophodon minusculus Scott 1883 tapir
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Epihippus gracilis1 Marsh 1871 horse
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium sp. Marsh 1872 placental
 Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae
Oligoryctes altitalonidus2 Clark 1936 placental
 Chiroptera -
Microchiroptera indet. Dobson 1875 bat
a bat
 Ferae - Viverravidae
Protictoides aprophatos3 Flynn and Galiano 1982 placental
 Ferae - Epoicotheriidae
cf. Tetrapassalus sp. Simpson 1959 placental
described by Rose 1978
 Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae
Hyopsodus cf. uintensis Osborn 1902 condylarth
 Ungulata - Dichobunidae
Dichobunidae indet. Gill 1872 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata -
Achaenodon sp. Cope 1873 even-toed ungulate
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys sp. Marsh 1872 insectivoran
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Peradectes sp. Matthew and Granger 1921 metatherian
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Didelphidae indet.1 Gray 1821 opossum
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Neoplagiaulacidae indet. Ameghino 1890 multituberculate