Knife Point Glacier (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Fremont County, Wyoming (43.1° N, 109.6° W: paleocoordinates 43.1° 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 1987, 1988

Primary reference: J. A. Lockwood, C. D. Thompson, L. D. Debrey, C. M. Love, R. A. Nunamaker and R. E. Pfadt. 1991. Preserved grasshopper fauna of Knife Point Glacier, Fremont County, Wyoming, USA. Arctic and Alpine Research 23:108-114 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185942: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Orthoptera - Acrididae
Spharagemon campestris McNeill 1901 Campestral grasshopper
Melanoplus spretus Walsh 1866 Rocky Mountain locust