Wood Locality (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: A. E. Wood. 1949. Small mammals from the uppermost Eocene (Duchesnian) near Badwater, Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology 23(5):556-565 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 16884: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• this is NOT the same as Tourtelot's locality 15
Mammalia
 Primates - Omomyidae
Trogolemur sp.5 Matthew 1909 tarsier
Chumashius sp.5 Stock 1933 tarsier
Macrotarsius siegerti5 Robinson 1968 tarsier
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Eomyidae indet.1 Winge 1887 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Ischyromyidae indet.3 Alston 1876 rodent
Microparamys dubius3 Wood 1949 rodent
Ischyromys sp.3 Leidy 1856 rodent
Leptotomus guildayi3 Black 1971 rodent
includes "? Rapamys sp. B" of Wood 1962, p. 153
 Rodentia - Allomyidae
Spurimus scotti3 Black 1971 rodent
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
? Cylindrodontidae indet.2 Miller and Gidley 1918 rodent
small DUPLICATE REF 1089 or 1090
Pseudocylindrodon tobeyi2 Black 1970 rodent
DUPLICATE REF 1089 or 1090
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Mytonolagus wyomingensis n. sp. Wood 1949 rabbit
see also Dawson 1970
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Galericinae indet.10 Pomel 1848 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon hendryi9 Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
species "C_" of Krishtalka and Setoguchi 1977
Centetodon magnus9 Clark 1936 placental
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Heteraletes sp. Peterson 1931 tapir
 Tribosphenida - Nyctitheriidae
Nyctitherium christopheri7 Krishtalka and Setoguchi 1977 placental
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Soricidae indet.7 Fischer 1814 shrew
form "A"
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
Domnina cf. gradata7 Cope 1873 placental
 Tribosphenida - Apternodontidae
Oligoryctes sp.7 Hough 1956 placental
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Daphoenus lambei1 Russell 1934 bear-dog
 Ungulata - Leptochoeridae
Leptochoeridae indet.4 Marsh 1894 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Agriochoeridae
Protoreodon sp., "Agriochoerus matthewi" = Diplobunops matthewi1
Protoreodon sp. Scott and Osborn 1887 agriochoerid
probably not Agriochoerus because "Mesagriochoerus" also is listed
"Agriochoerus matthewi" = Diplobunops matthewi1 Peterson 1919 agriochoerid
 Ungulata - Leptomerycidae
Hendryomeryx cf. wilsoni4 Black 1978 ruminant
may = "hypertragulid" of Wood
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Nanodelphys cf. hunti8 Cope 1873 metatherian
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum8, Herpetotherium knighti8, "Herpetotherium marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium8
"Copedelphys innominata" = Herpetotherium innominatum8 Simpson 1928 marsupial
Herpetotherium knighti8 McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial
"Herpetotherium marsupium" = Peratherium marsupium8 Troxell 1923 marsupial
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus lovei6 Sloan 1966 multituberculate