Kealey Springs West (Eocene of Canada)

Also known as KSW; SMNH 72F10-0019

Where: Saskatchewan, Canada (49.7° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 51.4° N, 99.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Cypress Hills Formation, Late/Upper Chadronian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• said to be late Chadronian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: J. E. Storer. 1994. A latest Chadronian (Late Eocene) mammalian fauna from the Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 31 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 16981: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.10.1995

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• not the same as Kealey Springs (see)
list repeated by Storer 1996
NISP 47
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetidae indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 mouse
Eumys elegans Leidy 1856 mouse
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Prosciurus sp. Matthew 1903 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Douglassciurus sp. Emry and Korth 2001 squirrel
 Rodentia - Eomyidae
Namatomys cf. lloydi Black 1965 rodent
Paradjidaumo sp. Burke 1934 rodent
Centimanomys sp. Galbreath 1955 rodent
Adjidaumo maximus Korth 1989 rodent
 Rodentia - Heliscomyidae
Heliscomys hatcheri Wood 1935 rodent
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
Pseudocylindrodon neglectus Burke 1935 rodent
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Palaeolagus cf. hemirhizis Korth and Hageman 1988 rabbit
Megalagus cf. turgidus Cope 1873 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Mesohippus cf. bairdi Leidy 1850 anchitheriine horse
"bairdii"
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
Domnina gradata Cope 1873 placental
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium valens, "Herpetotherium fugax" = Peratherium fugax
Herpetotherium valens Lambe 1908 marsupial
"Herpetotherium fugax" = Peratherium fugax Cope 1873 marsupial