Easter Lily Mine East (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as MV 6008

Where: Jefferson County, Montana (46.0° N, 112.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° N, 103.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dunbar Creek Member (Renova Formation), Orellan (33.9 - 33.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: W. D. Kuenzi and R. W. Fields. 1971. Tertiary Stratigraphy, Structure, and Geologic History, Jefferson Basin, Montana. Geological Society America Bulletin 82(12):3373-3394 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot]more details

PaleoDB collection 17109: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993

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Taxonomic list

• probably the "higher beds north of the railroad" of Matthew 1903 based on map and stratigraphy of Kuenzi and Fields 1971
"Cryptoryctes kayi" is omitted by Tabrum et al. 1996

"Palaeolagus cf. temnodon" and "Megalagus cf. brachyodon" are omitted by Tabrum et al. 1996

"? Colodon sp." is omitted by Tabrum et al. 1996

"? Poebrotherium sp." is mentioned by Matthew 1903a but omitted by Tabrum et al. 1996

"Agriochoerus sp." is omitted by Tabrum et al. 1996
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eumys elegans1 Leidy 1856 mouse
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
"Prosciurus relictus" = Altasciurus relictus3
"Prosciurus relictus" = Altasciurus relictus3 Cope 1873 mountain beaver
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
"Palaeolagus" intermedius3 Matthew 1899 rabbit
Palaeolagus haydeni3 Leidy 1856 rabbit
"Palaeolagus" burkei3 Wood 1940 rabbit
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon kuenzii3 Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Miohippus obliquidens3 Osborn 1904 anchitheriine horse
Mesohippus bairdi3 Leidy 1850 anchitheriine horse
 Carnivora - Canidae
? Hesperocyon sp.3 Scott 1890 canid
"?Carnivora"
 Ungulata - Leptomerycidae
"Pronodens cf. transmontanus" = Leptomeryx esulcatus2
"Pronodens cf. transmontanus" = Leptomeryx esulcatus2 Cope 1889 ruminant
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium valens3 Lambe 1908 marsupial
"Herpetotherium fugax" = Peratherium fugax3 Cope 1873 marsupial
Copedelphys titanelix3 Matthew 1903 marsupial