Pleasant Valley Mine No. 2 (Eocene of Canada)

Also known as W.R. Wilson Coal Mine, Princeton #1 seam

Where: British Columbia, Canada (49.4° N, 120.6° W: paleocoordinates 54.1° N, 103.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vermillion Bluffs Shale Member (Allenby Formation), Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• from the…. ‘mouth of mine 430 feet below surface’

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; coal

• from the Princeton #1 coal seam

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. J. Eberle and D. R. Greenwood. 2017. An Eocene brontothere and tillodonts (Mammalia) from British Columbia, and their paleoenvironments. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 54:981-992 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186954: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 08.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Trogontia - Esthonychidae
Trogosus sp. Leidy 1871 tillodont
Trogosus latidens Marsh 1874 tillodont