SDSNH 5841 Sciuravus Surprise (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Uinta County, Wyoming (41.1° N, 110.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 99.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ui1a zone, Turtle Bluff Member (Bridger Formation), Early/Lower Uintan (46.2 - 40.4 Ma)

• less than two meters from base of Turtle Bluff Member in type section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. C. Murphey and T. S. Kelly. 2017. Mammals from the earliest Uintan (middle Eocene) Turtle Bluff Member, Bridger Formation, southwestern Wyoming, USA, Part 2: Apatotheria, Lipotyphla, Carnivoramorpha, Condylartha, Dinocerata, Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla. Palaeontologia Electronica 20.2.29A [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186964: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 08.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Lipotyphla - Geolabididae
Centetodon bembicophagus Lillegraven et al. 1981 placental
 Macroscelidea - Amphilemuridae
Scenopagus priscus Marsh 1872 elephant shrew
Scenopagus curtidens Matthew 1909 elephant shrew
Sespedectinae indet. Novacek 1985 elephant shrew
 Insectivora - Apatemyidae
Apatemys rodens Troxell 1923 insectivoran
 Tribosphenida - Oligoryctidae
Oligoryctidae indet. Asher et al. 2002 eutherian
"unnamed apternodontid sp."
 Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae
Herpetotherium knighti McGrew et al. 1959 marsupial