UF locality WY06111: Early/Lower Eocene, Wyoming

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825
"large trionychid"
Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Gomphochelys nanus n. gen., n. sp. Bourque et al. 2015
recombined as Baptemys nanus
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Wyoming County:Washakie
Coordinates: 44.0° North, 107.7° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:48.5° North, 91.2° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Ypresian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 2
Key time interval:Early/Lower Eocene Mammal zone: Wa0
Age range of interval:55.80000 - 48.60000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: meter level 24.85 (refer to Secord et al. [2012] for meter level context), Cabin Fork area, southeastern Bighorn Basin
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:FLMNH
Database number:176522
Authorizer:P. Holroyd Enterer:P. Holroyd
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2016-02-15 21:09:36 Last modified:2016-02-15 21:09:36
Access level:the public Released:2016-02-15 21:09:36
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

58116. J. R. Bourque, J. H. Hutchison, P. A. Holroyd and J. I. Bloch. 2015. A new dermatemydid (Testudines, Kinosternoidea) from the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, Willwood Formation, southeastern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (e905481)1-19 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]