UALVP locality no. 55 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Flathead County, Montana (48.2° N, 113.6° W: paleocoordinates 51.8° N, 100.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coal Creek Member (Kishenehn Formation), Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; black shale

• Collected from the oil shales of the Coal Creek Member.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by John and Leona Constenius

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• UALVP: Labratory for Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Primary reference: L. Guo-Qing and M. V. H. Wilson. 1994. An Eocene Species of Hiodon from Montana, Its Phylogenetic Relationships, and the Evolution of the Postcranial Skeleton in the Hiodontidae (Teleostei). Journal of Paleontology 14(2):153-162 [S. Peters/S. McMullen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134348: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Sharon McMullen on 08.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hiodontiformes - Hiodontidae
Hiodon consteniorum n. sp. Guo-Qing and Wilson 1994