Green River (WInchester Collection) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (41.5° N, 109.5° W: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 95.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Green River Formation, Bridgerian (50.3 - 46.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; diatomite and shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Winchester

Primary reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1930. The Fossil Ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 70:1-66 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138652: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
"Eoformica pingue" = Eoformica pinguis
"Eoformica pingue" = Eoformica pinguis Scudder 1877 ant