PITA Flats (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as PTRM-V86005

Where: Slope County, North Dakota (46.4° N, 103.3° W: paleocoordinates 52.1° N, 78.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Ludlow Formation), Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: J. P. Hunter. 1999. Proceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Sciences 53:141-144 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

PaleoDB collection 14765: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 21.09.1999

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Taxonomic list

• county assignment based on Hunter pers. commun.
stratigraphically above PTRM-V92067 (see)
said to be "Pu2" or "Pu3" based on O. priscilla
 Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae
Protungulatum sp. Sloan and Van Valen 1965 condylarth
 Ungulata - Periptychidae
Oxyacodon priscilla Matthew 1937 condylarth
 Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mesodma sp. Jepsen 1940 multituberculate