Sixty Six Mountain (Whitneyan) (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Goshen County, Wyoming (42.0° N, 104.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 96.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Whitneyan (33.3 - 30.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens. 1996. Merycoidodontinae and Miniochoerinae. In D. R. Prothero and R. J. Emry (eds.), The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America 498-573 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 17383: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Diceratherium tridactylum Osborn 1893 rhinoceros
"Middle Whitneyan (80 feet above lower Whitney Ash), 66 Mountain, Goshen County, Wyoming"
 Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
"Merycoidodon major" = Merycoidodon (Otarohyus) major
"Merycoidodon major" = Merycoidodon (Otarohyus) major Leidy 1853 oreodont
referred "Desmatochoerus anthonyi" of Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 from "middle part of Whitney Formation" according to Skinner field data