Conant Creek (UF 15840) (Paleocene to of the United States)

Also known as = USGS 6839.

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (42.9° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 92.8° W)

When: Fort Union Formation, Paleocene to Paleocene (66.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• About 6 feet stratigraphically below UF 18130.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, gray siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, original carbon

Reposited in the FLMNH, UNSM

Collection methods: bulk, surface (in situ), chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: S. R. Manchester and Z. D. Chen. 1998. A new genus of Coryloideae (Betulaceae) from the Paleocene of North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences 159(3):522-532 [H. Wang/H. Wang]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138879: authorized by Hongshan Wang, entered by Hongshan Wang on 30.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Magnoliopsida
 Fagales - Betulaceae
Cranea wyomingensis Manchester and Chen 1998 birch