Grasshopper Glacier (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Carbon County, Montana (45.1° N, 109.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 109.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Collected from glacial ice

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1989

Primary reference: J. A. Lockwood, S. P. Schell, J. K. Wangberg, L. D. DeBrey, W. G. DeBrey and C. R. Bomar. 1992. Preserved insects and physical condition of Grasshopper Glacier, Carbon County, Montana, USA. Arctic and Alpine Research 24:229-232 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185941: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera - Acrididae
Melanoplus spretus Walsh 1866 Rocky Mountain locust