Fossil Forest Bed 3 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (44.0° N, 110.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 98.4° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sepulcher Formation, Middle Eocene (47.8 - 37.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. H. Knowlton. 1899. Fossil Flora of the Yellowstone National Park. USGS Monograph Series 32(2) [H. Sims/H. Lindon/H. Lindon]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24147: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 01.08.2002, edited by Jason Cassara and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Angiospermae
 Laurales - Lauraceae
Laurus grandis Lesquereux 1883 laurel
Lesquereux
Laurus californica Lesquereux 1883 laurel
Lesquereux
 Proteales - Platanaceae
"Acer vivarium" = Platanus vivarium
"Acer vivarium" = Platanus vivarium Knowlton 1899 plane tree
Knowlton
 Celastrales - Celastraceae
Elaeodendron polymorphum Ward 1886 bittersweet
Ward
 Rosales - Rhamnaceae
Rhamnus eorectinervis Knowlton 1919 buckthorn
Lesquereux
 Fagales - Fagaceae
"Planera longifolia" = Fagus longifolia
"Planera longifolia" = Fagus longifolia Lesquereux 1872 beech
Lesquereux
 Fagales - Juglandaceae
Juglans rugosa Lesquereux 1868 walnut
Lesquereux
 Rosids - Moraceae
Ficus asiminaefolia Lesquereux 1883 fig
Lesquereux
 Magnoliales - Magnoliaceae
Magnolia spectabilis Knowlton 1899 magnolia
Knowlton
Magnolia microphylla Knowlton 1899 magnolia
Knowlton