Edworthy Park (Paleocene of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.1° N, 114.2° W: paleocoordinates 58.3° N, 89.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Paskapoo Formation, To2 (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

• "Age diagnostic taxa have yet to be discovered" but mammal fauna " argues for a middle Torrejonian age (Protoselene opisthacus/Mixodectes pungens Interval Zone [To2] of Lofgren et al., 2004)"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, black, brown siltstone

• "soft, black to dark brown siltstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. S. Scott in 2002, 2009

• UALVP and RTMP collections

Primary reference: R. C. Fox, C. S. Scott, and B. D. Rankin. 2010. Edworthia lerbekmoi, a new primitive paromomyid primate from the Torrejonian (early Paleocene) of Alberta, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 84(5):868-878 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 99007: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 25.10.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• list is clearly incomplete
 Primates - Paromomyidae
Edworthia lerbekmoi n. gen. n. sp.
Edworthia lerbekmoi n. gen. n. sp. Fox et al. 2010 primate
 Dermoptera -
Elpidophorus sp. Simpson 1927 colugo
said to be new
 Multituberculata - Ptilodontidae
Ptilodus montanus Douglass 1908 multituberculate