UCM locality 2011035 (Pu1): Puercan, Wyoming
collected by James & Jeannine Honey, Malcolm McKenna 2001-2011

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae
Mesodma ambigua Jepsen 1940
Mammalia - Periptychidae
Miniconus jeanninae n. sp. Atteberry and Eberle 2021
Atteberry and Eberle 2021
UCM 103181 - type; hypodigm: UCM 103171 and 103084
Beornus honeyi n. gen., n. sp. Atteberry and Eberle 2021
Atteberry and Eberle 2021
UCM 103183 - type
Conacodon hettingeri n. sp. Atteberry and Eberle 2021
Atteberry and Eberle 2021
UCM 103374 - type
Conacodon harbourae Eberle and Lillegraven 1998
Atteberry and Eberle 2021
UCM 103085, 103155 and 108749
Ampliconus antoni Eberle and Lillegraven 1998
Atteberry and Eberle 2021
UCM 103150 and 103151
Mammalia - Procreodi - Arctocyonidae
Sigynorum magnadivisus n. gen., n. sp. McComas and Eberle 2016
UCM 103133 - holotype (right mandible with p4m3, alveoli p1p3); Hypodigm. UCM 103086, right mandible with m23, m1 partial, alveoli p14; UCM 103088, right mandible with m2, alveoli c1m1, m3; UCM 103089, right mandible with m13, alveoli c1p4; UCM 103092, left mandible with p4m1, m2 partial, alveoli c1p3; UCM 103128, left mandible with m23, alveolus m1; UCM 103137, right mandible with p4m3; UCM 103139, left mandible with m13, broken p4, alveoli c1p3; UCM 103142, right mandible with p4m2; UCM 103154, left mandible with p4m3, alveoli p13; UCM 103159, right mandible with p2, p4m2, alveoli c1p1, p3, m3; UCM 103175, left mandible with worn p4m2, alveoli c1p3, m3 roots; UCM 103292, isolated left p4; UCM 103330, isolated right m2; UCM 103339, isolated left m3; UCM 108714, left mandible with m2m3, m1 partial; UCM 108715, left mandible with m3, m2 sheared; and UCM 108734, isolated left m3
Sigynorum cf. magnadivisus McComas and Eberle 2016
UCM 103140, right mandible with p4-m3, alveoli c1p3; and UCM 103168, right mandible with partial m1m3
Protungulatum donnae Sloan and Van Valen 1965
Maiorana noctiluca Van Valen 1978
Atteberry and Eberle 2021
UCM 103093, 103130, 103131, 103147, 103158 and 103167
Oxyprimus sp. Van Valen 1978
Mimatuta sp. Van Valen 1978
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Wyoming County:Carbon
Coordinates: 41.7° North, 107.8° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:48.4° North, 85.1° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Paleocene
Stage:Danian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 1
Key time interval:Puercan
Age range of interval:66.00000 - 63.30000 m.y. ago
Formation:Fort Union Member:China Butte
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: Pu1

Great Divide Basin

Approximately 46 m above the contact between the Lance and Fort Union formations
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:"cross stratification",medium,coarse,gray,white sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Geology comments: High-energy channel deposit
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:UCM
Collectors:James & Jeannine Honey, Malcolm McKenna Collection dates:2001-2011
Taxonomic list comments:To date, more than 350 mammalian fossils have been recovered from the site
Database number:174233
Authorizer:P. Mannion Enterer:P. Mannion
Modifier:P. Mannion Research group:vertebrate
Created:2015-11-06 05:36:55 Last modified:2021-08-18 05:07:16
Access level:the public Released:2015-11-06 05:36:55
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

56876. K. M. McComas and J. J. Eberle. 2016. A new earliest Paleocene (Puercan) arctocyonid mammal from the Fort Union Formation, Great Divide Basin, Wyoming, and its phylogenetic position among early condylarths. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 14(6):445-459 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]

Secondary references:

77694 M. R. Atteberry and J. J. Eberle. 2021. New earliest Paleocene (Puercan) periptychid ‘condylarths’ from the Great Divide Basin, Wyoming, USA. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]