UF locality 18054, near Watson (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Uintah County, Utah (39.9° N, 109.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 98.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Parachute Creek Member (Green River Formation), Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; shale

• fine-grained, horizontally and finely laminated, buff-colored shale, on the same bedding plane, or nearly so, with a fossil of an ichneumonoid wasp

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Primary reference: J. D. Gardner. 1999. Comments on amphibians from the Green River Formation, with a description of a fossil tadpole. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-1:455-463 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186919: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 07.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera -
Ichneumonoidea indet. Latreille 1802 wasp
 Salientia -
Anura indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
UF 143200, tadpole