Badwater Locality 20 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Natrona County, Wyoming (43.2° N, 107.1° W: paleocoordinates 45.1° N, 97.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: upper Hendry Ranch Member (Wagon Bed ("Tepee Trail") Formation), Duchesnean (40.4 - 37.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: M. C. Maas. 1985. Taphonomy of a late Eocene microvertebrate locality, Wind River Basin, Wyoming (U.S.A.). Palaeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 52(1-2):123-142 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 16826: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Omomyidae
"Ignacius mcgrewi" = Walshina mcgrewi
"Ignacius mcgrewi" = Walshina mcgrewi Robinson 1968 tarsier
see also Krishtalka 1978
 Leptictida - Leptictidae
Palaeictops sp. Matthew 1899 eutherian
 Rodentia - Sciuravidae
Sciuravidae indet. Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
Sciuravus sp. Marsh 1871 rodent
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomyidae indet. Winge 1887 rodent
two forms
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys dubius2 Wood 1949 rodent
Leptotomus guildayi Black 1971 rodent
 Rodentia - Allomyidae
Spurimus scotti Black 1971 rodent
Spurimus selbyi Black 1971 rodent
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
Pseudocylindrodon tobeyi Black 1970 rodent
"P. nr. tobeyi" and "? P. sp." also listed
Anomeomys lewisi1 Black 1974 rodent
Pareumys sp. Peterson 1919 rodent
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet. Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
Mytonolagus wyomingensis Wood 1949 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Entomolestes sp. Matthew 1909 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon hendryi4 Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
species "C" of Maas
Centetodon magnus Clark 1936 placental
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
"? Telmatherium cf. cultridens" = Telmatherium validus
"? Telmatherium cf. cultridens" = Telmatherium validus Marsh 1872 brontothere
described by Black 1979
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium sp. Marsh 1872 placental
Nyctitherium christopheri Krishtalka and Setoguchi 1977 placental
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Soricidae indet. Fischer 1814 shrew
"B"
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
Domnina sp. Cope 1873 placental
Domnina cf. gradata Cope 1873 placental
 Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae
Apternodontidae indet.5 Matthew 1910 placental
 Chiroptera -
Chiroptera indet. Blumenbach 1779 bat
a bat
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Daphoenus lambei1 Russell 1934 bear-dog
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Amphilemur sp., Ankylodon sp.1, "Nyctitherium robinsoni" = Macrocranion robinsoni
Amphilemur sp. Heller 1935 elephant shrew
Ankylodon sp.1 Patterson and McGrew 1937 elephant shrew
"Nyctitherium robinsoni" = Macrocranion robinsoni Krishtalka and Setoguchi 1977 elephant shrew
 Ungulata - Agriochoeridae
"Agriochoerus matthewi" = Diplobunops matthewi1
"Agriochoerus matthewi" = Diplobunops matthewi1 Peterson 1919 agriochoerid
 Ungulata - Protoceratidae
Poabromylus golzi Black 1978 protoceratid
Leptotragulus medius Peterson 1919 protoceratid
 Ungulata - Leptomerycidae
Hendryomeryx wilsoni Black 1978 ruminant
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Nanodelphys cf. hunti3 Cope 1873 metatherian
Peradectes californicus3 Stock 1936 metatherian
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum3, Herpetotherium knighti3, "Herpetotherium marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium3
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum3 Simpson 1928 marsupial
Herpetotherium knighti3 McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial
"Herpetotherium marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium3 Troxell 1923 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus lovei6 Sloan 1966 multituberculate