Roan Mountains (station 11) (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Colorado (39.6° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 94.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; diatomite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by T.D.A. Cockerell, J. Byram, Mrs. Cockerell in 1922; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1925. Plant and insect fossils from the Green River Eocene of Colorado. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66(19):1-13 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140189: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Cicadellidae
Thamnotettix packardi n. sp. Cockerell 1925 leafhopper
USNM 69616
 Diptera - Cylindrotomidae
Cyttaromyia obdurescens n. sp. Cockerell 1925 long bodied crane fly