Pilgrim Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as East Fork of Pilgrim Creek

Where: Jackson County, Wyoming (43.9° N, 110.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 101.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Chadronian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: J. D. Love and Et al. 1976. Eocene, Oligocene, and Miocene rocks and vertebrate fossils at the Emerald Lake locality, 3 miles south of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 932A:1-27 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 17009: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• originally reported by Sutton and Black 1972
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Scottimus viduus" = Willeumys viduus1
"Scottimus viduus" = Willeumys viduus1 Korth 1981 mouse
later collection than that described by Sutton and Black 1975
 Rodentia - Pipestoneomyidae
Pipestoneomys cf. bisulcatus3 Donohoe 1956 rodent
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
"Prosciurus cf. relictus" = Altasciurus relictus3, Prosciurus vetustus3
"Prosciurus cf. relictus" = Altasciurus relictus3 Cope 1873 mountain beaver
Prosciurus vetustus3 Matthew 1903 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
? Sciuridae indet.3 Gray 1821 squirrel
 Rodentia -
Griphomys sp.3 Wilson 1940 rodent
 Rodentia - Heliscomyidae
Heliscomys cf. vetus3 Cope 1873 rodent
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Ischyromys cf. veterior3 Matthew 1903 rodent
 Rodentia - Allomyidae
Spurimus sp.3 Black 1971 rodent
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
Pseudocylindrodon medius3 Burke 1938 rodent
OK with Wood 1980
Cylindrodon sp.3 Douglass 1902 rodent
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Palaeolagus sp. Leidy 1856 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Brontotheriidae indet. Marsh 1873 brontothere
 Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae
? Hyracodontidae indet. Cope 1879 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
? Tapiridae indet. Gray 1821 tapir
 Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae
Domnina sp. Cope 1873 placental
 Carnivora -
Palaeogale sp. von Meyer 1846 carnivoran
 Artiodactyla -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Ectypodus lovei2 Sloan 1966 multituberculate