Cub Mountain Formation (NM locality 1386) (Eocene to of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County, New Mexico (33.5° N, 105.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.8° N, 92.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cub Mountain Formation, Wasatchian to Wasatchian (55.8 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; red, calcareous mudstone

• "presumably accumulated in vegetated flood basins and ponds"
• "Mudstone, grayish-red... slightly calcareous"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: S. G. Lucas, S. M. Cather, P. Sealey and J. H. Hutchison. 1989. Stratigraphy, paleontology, and depositional systems of the Eocene Cub Mountain Formation, Lincoln County, New Mexico: a preliminary report. New Mexico Geology 11(1):11-17 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25763: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 24.09.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Baptemys sp. Leidy 1870 mud turtle