Raw Hide Creek (Upper Harrison) ( of the United States)

Also known as J. M. Creek; Rawhide Creek

Where: Goshen County, Wyoming (42.0° N, 104.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 99.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Marsland Formation (Hemingford Group), Harrisonian (24.8 - 20.4 Ma)

• = Upper Harrison beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. E. Wood. 1936. Geomyid rodents from the Middle Tertiary. American Museum Novitates 866 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 17824: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995

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Taxonomic list

• apparently not the same as Raw Hide Buttes; both terms are used by Riggs 1945, and records are in different counties
 Rodentia - Geomyidae
Gregorymys riggsi n. sp. Wood 1936 pocket gopher
"Raw Hide Creek below OLO Ranch, Wyoming... one or two hundred feet below the Diceratherium Zone"; "Upper Harrison Fm." according to Wahlert and Souza 1988
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Megalictis ferox1 Matthew 1907 mustelid carnivore
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
Merychyus arenarum2 Cope 1884 oreodont
thought to be "lower Marsland" equivalents
Merychyus minimus2 Peterson 1907 oreodont
thought to be "lower Marsland" equivalents
Merycoides longiceps1 Douglass 1907 oreodont