Savage, locality 40192 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Colorado (39.5° N, 108.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 94.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by D. Kohls in 1991-1993; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. M. Dlussky and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2002. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Formation Green River and some other middle Eocene deposits of North America. Russian Entomological Journal 11:411-436 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138690: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Eoformica globularis Dlussky and Rasnitsyn 2002 ant
USNM 495886b
Eoformica pinguis Scudder 1877 ant
USNM 495882, 884, 886a